Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been Listed Among the Honorees Recognized by Harvard University.

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Multi-award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been listed among the honorees recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to Black history and culture.

Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research will award the W.E.B. DU BOIS Medal to Chimamanda and six other recipients on October 6. A

Activist and basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; award-winning actress Laverne Cox; philanthropist and patron of the arts and education Agnes Gund, among others, would also be honored at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre on its campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The W. E. B. DU BOIS Medal is Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies which was named after William Edward Burghardt DU BOIS, the first Black student to earn a doctorate from Harvard in 1895.

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