NAS to Accept W.E.B DuBois Award


Nasir “Nas” Jones, the QueensBridge, NYC native has been a artistic, unique and diverse educator to the young through his rap music. As a deep thinker and leader in so many ways he has touched the souls of many from all continents across the world while bridging the gap between the old and young. He known to the hip hop world as a poet and a hip hop legend. Nas has giving back to his community in so many was like he started a scholarship fund for African Americans and Latinos students interested in the tech industry. He is one of 2015 Harvards W.E.B DuBois Award recipients along with boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund; Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments and chairman of the board of Ariel Investment Trust; Charlayne Hunter-Gault, the first black woman to enroll in the University of Georgia; and artist Carrie Mae Weems. This honor is to acknowledges those who have made significant contribution to the history, culture, intercultural understanding and human rights of Blacks in America. So (Today) September 30th at Harvard University this great ceremony will take place. Nas is a true compliment to what coming from a tough background and overcoming obstacles can do for you. Please look out for Nas dropping an album also end of year.

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