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Chance the Rapper is giving $1 million to help save Chicago public schools

Chance the Rapper has made his dedication to his native Chicago and the city’s youth clear, and now he’s putting serious money behind it.

The musician, who recently made history with his wins at the Grammys for his streaming-only album “Coloring Book,” announced on Monday he will be donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools, which is facing a budget crisis, The Chicago Tribune reports.

Chance is calling the donation a “call to action” for business and philanthropic leaders.

CPS needs $215 million to help balance this year’s budget, and Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner has been deadlocked with Democratic read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com