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The Write Stuff

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and six others receive the prestigious W.E.B.DuBois Medal. Let's recognize. |

English professor Tracy K. Smith ’94 introduced Adichie as someone “consecrated to the work of the word.”

“I’m so grateful for this award because, again, it just makes me think that what I’m doing matters,” Adichie said in her acceptance speech.

Read the full article from The Harvard Crimson.

Laverne Cox, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among Seven Recipients of W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Sold-Out Ceremony | News | The Harvard Crimson
Harvard awarded seven individuals — including actress Laverne Cox and basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the University’s highest honor in African American Studies on Thursday.