jeffrey warren

Jeffrey Warren, 17, returns scholarship awarded to him by the Martin Luther King Senior Citizens Club because it was meant for African American students.

*It’s graduation season and part of the excitement for teenagers crossing the stage is knowing that they have already been accepted to colleges throughout the U.S.

But the most important part of that acceptance is knowing they have the money to attend.

In Riverside, California, a $1,000 scholarship for college from the local Martin Luther King Senior Citizens Club was awarded to a white teenager, Jeffrey Warren, 17.

The only problem with the award was that it was meant for an African American student. (more…)