Mellon Foundation President Elizabeth Alexander was awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal alongside five others at Harvard University on October 22. The medal is Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African and African-American studies.
Alyssa Lukpat, "Queen Latifah Honored at Harvard for Contributions to Black History, Culture," The Boston Globe, October 22, 2019.
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