10.14.2019

Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award named for W.E.B. Du Bois

Queen Latifah to receive Harvard black culture award named for W.E.B. Du Bois Photo Courtesy AP

Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture.

Other honorees include poet and educator Elizabeth Alexander, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie Bunch III, poet Rita Dove, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television Sheila Johnson, artist Kerry James Marshall and Robert Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners.

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