Slate knocks down NYDN’s “projects-to-Ph.D” story

Slate | New York Daily News
The Daily News reported on Aug. 24 that hip-hop pioneer Roxanne Shante earned a Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell to the tune of $217,000 — all covered by Warner Music. Ben Sheffner did some digging and found that “virtually everything about the Daily News’ heartwarming ‘projects-to-Ph.D.’ story appears to be false.”

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