White Activist Wins Trustee Post After Implying He Is Black

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Dave Wilson will join the board of Houston Community College, an institution he has accused of wasting money on students overseas while cutting scholarships at home.

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Dave Wilson will join the board of Houston Community College, an institution he has accused of wasting money on students overseas while cutting scholarships at home.

A white, antigay activist who said he was tired of "corruption and shenanigans" on the Houston Community College's Board of Trustees pulled off a startling upset in the board election this month after running a campaign that strongly implied he was black. Now the Democrat he defeated, a 24-year veteran of the board who actually is black, has demanded a recount.

The ousted trustee, Bruce A. Austin, who was the board's chairman, has accused his Republican opponent, Dave Wilson, of