Rihanna to Receive President’s Award at NAACP
Written by laserteam on February 5, 2020
Rihanna will receive this year’s NAACP President’s Award, the organization announced today (February 4). The award is given “in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.” Last year’s winner was JAY-Z; previous recipients include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Spike Lee, and John Legend.
In a statement, NAACP President Derrick Johnson said, “From her business achievements through Fenty to her tremendous record as an activist and philanthropist, Rihanna epitomizes the type of character, grace, and devotion to justice that we seek to highlight in our President’s Award.”by Eric Torres