See pics: Musician-actress Queen Latifah honoured by Harvard for her contributions to black history, culture

See pics: Musician-actress Queen Latifah honoured by Harvard for her contributions to black history, culture.

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Queen Latifah receives the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for her contributions to black history and culture from Glenn H Hutchins at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Queen Latifah receives the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for her contributions to black history and culture from Glenn H Hutchins at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah applauds during ceremonies at Harvard University awarding the W.E.B. Dubois Medals for contributions to black history and culture. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah applauds during ceremonies at Harvard University awarding the W.E.B. Dubois Medals for contributions to black history and culture. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Billionaire businessman Robert F Smith receives the W.E.B. Dubois Medal during ceremonies at Harvard University for contributions to black history and culture. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Billionaire businessman Robert F Smith receives the W.E.B. Dubois Medal during ceremonies at Harvard University for contributions to black history and culture. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Billionaire businessman Robert F Smith speaks after receiving the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for contributions to black history and culture at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Billionaire businessman Robert F Smith speaks after receiving the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for contributions to black history and culture at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah applauds billionaire businessman Robert F Smith during ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah applauds billionaire businessman Robert F Smith during ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah reacts after receiving the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for her contributions to black history and culture at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah reacts after receiving the W.E.B. Dubois Medal for her contributions to black history and culture at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah shouts during her speech as Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr listens after she received the W.E.B. Dubois Medal at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah shouts during her speech as Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr listens after she received the W.E.B. Dubois Medal at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Other honorees include Elizabeth Alexander, Lonnie Bunch III, Rita Dove, Sheila Johnson, Kerry James Marshall and Robert Smith. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Other honorees include Elizabeth Alexander, Lonnie Bunch III, Rita Dove, Sheila Johnson, Kerry James Marshall and Robert Smith. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
The award is named after Du Bois, a scholar, writer, editor, and civil rights pioneer who became the first black student to earn a doctorate from Harvard in 1895. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
The award is named after Du Bois, a scholar, writer, editor, and civil rights pioneer who became the first black student to earn a doctorate from Harvard in 1895. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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