Congratulations are in order for LL Cool J. He’s among the recipients of Harvard University’s prestigious 2017 W.E.B. DuBois medal honoring those who’ve made a significant contributions to African American history and culture. Other honorees this year include director Ava DuVernay, political strategist Donna Brazile, artist Kara Walker, Microsoft Chairman John Thompson, and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker. The Hutchins Center Honors ceremony…

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The auditorium at Harvard University could have been mistaken for a sold-out concert at TD Garden in Boston when Rihanna received the Humanitarian of the Year award yesterday. Harvard elected to extend the honor to Rihanna for her contributions to the people of Barbados and surrounding Caribbean countries. “So I made it to Harvard,” she started.  “I’m…

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#ANTiversary 🎈 A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Jan 28, 2017 at 6:25pm PST A few weeks after being nominated for 8 Grammys, Rihanna is finally able to secure an award!  She will be the recipient of the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year award.   The singer, actress and philanthropist will accept the award on…

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