Why USC and not a black college, Dr. Dre?

His huge gift to the school is commendable, but why couldn’t it have gone to a needy black college?

By Walter M. Kimbrough

Article ReprintJimmy Iovine, Dr Dre

I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: “Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC to create new degree.” As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop generation, I had to stop and read the story immediately.

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