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Black nurses group to grant scholarships



Published: Mon, March 5, 2012 @ 8:39 a.m.

The Youngstown-Warren Ohio Black Nurses Association has scholarships available for students in accredited nursing programs. Black applicants must reside in Mahoning or Trumbull County and have a 2.0 grade point average or better. Each applicant will be evaluated on an individual basis. The deadline to apply is March 31. Call 330-792-0561 or visit www.ywobna.org.


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1Lifes2Short(3877 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

Can you imagine a White Nurses Association. Just saying.

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2snworb56(51 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

How is this not racist? Can whites receive a scholarship? My guess is no.

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3ytownsteelman(628 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

This is racist and offensive to me!

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4walter_sobchak(1909 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

This is just a group giving out a targeted scholarship for a good reason and cause. My concern is that applicants only need a 2.0 gpa to qualify. I'm not sure you will survive the curriculum if you don't have the smarts. Just sayin...

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5snworb56(51 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

300...... I do not have a problem with scholarships by an Italian orginization going to italiians only same as a company giving to employees only of that certain company, or high school, or church group. We are talking about race. Limiting anything by race is racism.

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6commoncitizen(961 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

300, Is there a Youngstown-Warren WHITE Nursing Assoc.? This is pure racism.
There's a difference if a private club wants to donate. Are you sure that the Italian club Doesn't include blacks?

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7Lifes2Short(3877 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

It's racist know matter how you look at it. Can you imagine the outcry if their was a White Nurses Association or a National association of Black Journalists, or even a Where Black People meet dating site (www.blackpeoplemeet.com), etc.
Don't even say their would be none because you are only kidding yourself. Just saying....

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8BusDriver(46 comments)posted 2 years, 6 months ago

2.0? if your in the nursing program at ysu which my daughter is thats about D or below on their grading scale. Now if your going to give a scholarship out shouldn't it be to a student who is an average c+ or higher one who is trying to strive.

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