Bloomberg Donating $100 Million To Solve Black Doctor Shortage

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Michael Bloomberg isn’t shy about leveraging his fortune in an attempt to solve intractable problems, like obesity and gun violence. On Sept. 3, the billionaire added another public health project to his fix-it list: America’s Black doctor shortage.

Bloomberg announced Thursday that he would give $100 million to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools: Meharry Medical College, Howard University College of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. The gift, which will be awarded to medical students in grants up to $100,000, will provide scholarships for 800 students. Nearly every medical student currently enrolled and receiving financial aid over the next four years will get a scholarship, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Read more at ABC News.

{Matzav.com}

4 COMMENTS

  1. Why is it necessary? We already have affirmative action. Bl$$mberg can’t possibly believe in half the things he donates/tax write offs to.

    • It’s necessary to keep his name alive until he’ll reveal to the public the truth. Remember, President Trump’s nickname “Mini Mike” which alludes to the original Bloomberg not being around anymore as Trump only labels those who are not around.

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