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Billionaire pledges to pay Morehouse College graduates’ student loans

Robert F. Smith gave the 2019 commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta. His speech to 396 graduates touched on Mr. Smith’s education and experiences launching a highly successful career. Then he departed from his prepared remarks and said, “My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans!” Lunchtime Conversations: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted “This…