Student claims she was denied an internship at the prestigious Getty Foundation because she is white and sues for racial discrimination
- Samantha Niemann claims the LA-based organization violated civil rights
- Says she ‘was deterred from applying’ for the foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship in February 2015
- Was allegedly denied the place after being told only black, Asian, Latino, Native-American and Pacific Islander candidates were eligible
When I was in college I applied for grant after grant, even after carrying a perfect 4.0 GPA after 2 years, and was continually told straight out that I didn’t have much of a chance at all because I was white.
This was the early 80s.