Billionaire Robert Smith Pledges to Pay Off Morehouse Grads’ Student Loan Debt


May 21, 2019 - 5:00

[caption id="attachment_76430" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Robert F. Smith (courtesy of Morehouse College, Twitter).[/caption] The nearly 400 members of Morehouse College’s graduating class of 2019 received more than a diploma on May 19. Commencement speaker Robert F. Smith, a billionaire investor, announced in his speech that he and his family would pay the graduates’ student debt. “We’re going to put a little fuel in your bus,” Smith said towards the end of his address at Morehouse’s 135th commencement. “This is...

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