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Everything about Rihanna’s Harvard humanitarian award was perfect

‘So I made it to Harvard.’


Christine Friar


After announcing last week that Rihanna would be the recipient of their 2017 humanitarian of the year award, Harvard University made it official in a ceremony attended by students and faculty Tuesday.

The Barbadian singer was there to accept the honor, which celebrates her philanthropic work both with her oncology and breast cancer treatment center, and her charity, the Clara and Lionel Foundation Scholarship Program, which gives aid to Caribbean students attending U.S. universities.

Key moments from her acceptance speech have been broken out by fans on Twitter:


Here’s the full speech too, but after that GIF, is there anything else? (It beings at 37:55.)

Who needs a Grammy?

H/T The Fader

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