Dr. Dre Under Fire for Giving $35 Million to USC Instead of Black Colleges

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The program is a dream come true for anyone wanting to pursue a career in any area of production. “The four-year undergraduate program aims to foster entrepreneurship and bridge entertainment, engineering, computer science, fine arts, graphic design, business and leadership training.”

But now something that he feels so passionate about is being tarnished by criticism of his donation to a school that as of fall 2012, black students only made up five percent of its student body.  Walter Kimbrough is  one of the youngest college presidents in the country at Dillard University, and is often referred to as the “Hip Hop President.”

He stopped in his tracks when he saw that Dr. Dre was donating the largest contribution of any African American to any school in the country. Not even Bill and Camille Cosby have given such a significant amount of money to one school.  So why is it that Kimbrough finds it necessary to express his concern?

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