Billionaire Robert Smith pledges to pay off student loans at Morehouse College

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Morehouse grads on how they’ll ‘pay it forward’ By Erik Ortiz      For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary.      While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically Black college in Atlanta, afford most of his schooling, he still has close to $15,000 in loans. But Smith’s pledge during Sunday’s commencement ceremony means Anderson can attend graduate school with a clean slate. “Before graduating, my classma...

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