Posts Tagged: harvard university

Kapaernick, Chappelle Among 8 W.E.B. DuBois Medal Honors at Harvard

(KRNB) –  Rousing, powerful speeches from the presenters and honorees alike marked this year’s Harvard University W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Awards ceremony. Among the eight honorees was athlete and social activist Colin Kaepernick who told the crowd, according to the Harvard Gazette, that people in positions of privilege and power have a “responsibility” to speak… Read more »

Havard University to Honor Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle & Others

(KRNB) – Colin Kaepernick and Dave Chappelle are among eight honorees of Harvard University’s W.E.B. DuBois Medal next month, for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard’s website says the medal is given to those who have made “significant contributions to African and African American history and culture” and “individuals who advocate for intercultural understanding… Read more »