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Critics Slam Jay-Z Republican-Backed School Program Involvement [Video]

Over the weekend, news dropped that Jay-Z and his label Roc Nation would be spearheading an educational campaign in Philadelphia to help K-12 students from low-income households secure $300 million in scholarships to attend the city’s private schools.

My Hip-Hop Story: Cedric The Entertainer On Jay-Z and His Indisputable Role In Shaping The Genre’s Culture

On Monday, Roc Nation reportedly hosted the first in the “Dine & Learn” series will which take place over the next two weeks, according to Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

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My Hip-Hop Story: Cedric The Entertainer On Jay-Z and His Indisputable Role In Shaping The Genre’s Culture

However, that big scholarship number is not all it appears to be on the surface.

What Jay-Z/Roc Nation will be doing is providing their influence and power to host a handful of events in the city to inform residents about the Pennsylvania Award for Student Success (PASS)—a Republican-backed bill and school voucher program that seeks to obtain $300 million in taxpayer dollars …

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