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Thu Sep 3, 2020, 01:48 PM

Bloomberg donates $100M to HBCU schools to help increase numbers of Black doctors

Bloomberg donates $100M to HBCU schools with goal of increasing number of Black doctors in US

Medical students across the country were given the surprise of a lifetime Monday: no more student loan debt.

Former New York City Mayor and one-time presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg pledged $100 million through Bloomberg Philanthropies to the nation's four historically Black medical schools.

About 800 students attending Atlanta's Morehouse School of Medicine, Los Angeles' Charles R. Drew University of Medicine, Washington's Howard University College of Medicine, and Nashville's Meharry Medical College will be awarded about $100,000 per student over the next four years.

"More Black doctors will mean more Black lives saved, and fewer health problems that limit economic opportunity," Bloomberg said. "During my campaign for President, I proposed a bold set of policies - which we called the Greenwood Initiative - to shrink the racial wealth gap. Today's commitment by Bloomberg Philanthropies is just the first step we will take to bring that work to life."

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Thu Sep 3, 2020, 01:50 PM

1. Kudos to mike Bloomberg!!

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