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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.

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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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