Skip to comments.Government Worker’s Union Ends Ties with United Negro College Fund after Koch Gift
Posted on 07/11/2014 8:13:12 AM PDT by PoloSec
After the United Negro College Fund accepted a $25 million grant from Koch Brothers, Inc and the Charles Koch Foundation, The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) sent a letter to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) yesterday ending their relationship. This includes a paid internship program.
In the letter, AFSCME President Lee Saunders condemned the action as not only deeply hostile to the rights and dignity of public employees, but also a profound betrayal of the ideals of the civil rights movement.
He further accused the Koch Brothers of being the single most prominent funders of efforts to prevent African Americans from voting. UNCF President Michael Lomax responded with this statement: While I am saddened by AFSCMEs decision, it will not distract us from our mission of helping thousands of African American students achieve their dream of a college degree and the economic benefits that come with it,
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I love it when liberals turn on each other over left wing purity.
United Negro College Fund , Free At Last
May the UNCF see this as an opportunity to stop giving donated money to fat cat white labor union bosses to fund pathetic “internships” for a few black kids in menial industry jobs
The headlines in all the major lib rags should read “Unions Deny College Funds To Needy Black Students” or “Unions Hate Black People-Deny Money For Black College Scholarships.” But you know they won’t.
“............He further accused the Koch Brothers of being the single most prominent funders of efforts to prevent African Americans from voting.........”
Sounds like something right out of the latest Mississippi Republican political campaign.
Believe me UNCF. You are FAR better off without any ties to them. GOOD RIDDANCE!
$25 million is a terrible thing to waste.
And no justice, no peace ... or something like that.
**** unions and the racketeers that run them.
The Koch Brothers should double down. Add another 25 million to offset any threats of disassociation from the liberal plantation owners.
They must really hate blacks. Besides not wanting them to have money, they also want illegal immigrants to steal their jobs.
Unions tell blacks that they better toe the line or else.
I’m sure the Kochs blew them away in donation amount anyway, but still. Have to love how inclusive this “brotherhood” is.
But I know that this $25,000,000 grant is just another way for the far right to attack The Black Man in the White House (tradedmark pending) and to show their hatred towards all blacks in general, except for lawn jockeys of the far right like Clarence Thomas.
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