Mother: Foundation not keeping its promise

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Woman accuses Blackmon-Brace of reneging on $500 scholarship

By Jesef Williams

Roslyn McManus says her daughter, Latisha Potts, is still waiting on scholarship money that was promised to her from the Michael Blackmon Foundation in Lancaster.

Potts, a recent Indian Land High School graduate, was one of two area students selected as this year’s recipients of a $500 scholarship from the foundation, started in memory of the Lancaster man who died years ago from AIDS.

Linda Blackmon-Brace, Michael’s sister and a Lancaster City Council member, is the foundation’s president and chief executive officer.

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