Pharrell Pays Off The Student Loan Debt Of Five NAACP Youth Leaders

Pharrell is considered by many to be an icon in the music industry. He’s an artist who both raps and sings, a music producer, and a songwriter. Thousands of people know him for his contributions to entertainment, but a certain group of individuals has an even deeper respect for the 49-year-old pioneer.

On Friday (June 17), the “Happy” artist paid off the student loan debt of five leaders in the NAACP (National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People). The organization works at “dismantling racism and disrupting inequality to create a society where all people can truly be free,” according to their official website.

This week, the civil rights corporation participated in a panel held at the St. Regis hotel in Washington, D.C. The topic being discussed was the Black student debt crisis. It was during this event that the good news was broken to three college students and two recent grads. 

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