Kehinde Wiley, Dave Chappelle, Colin Kaepernick honoured with W.E.B. Du Bois Medal from Harvard
Kehinde Wiley, Florence Ladd, Kenneth Chenault, Shirley Ann Jackson, Pamela Joyner, Bryan Stevenson, Dave Chappelle,and Colin Kaepernick were awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal by Harvard University on Thursday, October 11, 2018, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The W. E. B. Du Bois Medal is Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies.
It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind.
Recipients have included scholars, artists, writers, journalists, philanthropists, and public servants whose work has bolstered the field of African and African American studies.
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