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Kanye West To Urge Presidential Candidates To Focus On Education

Posted by DallasBlackBlog on Saturday, August 25, 2007

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Superstar rapper Kanye West and his Kanye West Foundation has partnered with Strong America Schools and will be featured in a series of public service announcements (PSAs) urging the presidential candidates to address issues within America’s educational system.

West is the spokesman for the Ed in ’08 campaign, a $60 million dollar nonpartisan initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and ironically, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

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