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Queen Latifah is mere days away from receiving a mark of achievement in honor of her contributions to, “black history and culture.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Grammy Award-winning star is due to be awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal by Harvard University on Tuesday (October 22).

Six additional recipients include BET co-founder Sheila Johnson, artist Kerry James Marshall, among others.

Latifah is also attached to the new Black Thought and Shawn Gee produced AMC Hip Hop TV series Songs That Shook chronicling a number of polarizing records including Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks.”

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