Headed to #Harvard to meet the beautiful ladies in the Women's Center. Can't believe I'm the honoree today. Just So thankful.— Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae) April 14, 2014
The Harvard Crimson reports that Janelle was a hit with students and that she made it clear that she’s an advocate for equality. The “We Are Young” singer also shared her appreciation for the “I, Too, Am Harvard” campaign, which highlights African Americans at Harvard and doesn’t put up with racism.
(Janelle instagrammed this photo at Harvard)
Speaking about her trip to Harvard, she said, “I know you guys have other artists who come that may not be in the same vein as me. I took that as an opportunity to share my story and to get people familiar with my message and what I’m about as a human being and as a woman, and as a daughter, and as a sister, and as a black woman, and as an artist who’s redefining what it means to be an artist.”
But it sounds like Yardfest and the Women’s Center won’t be the end of Janelle and Harvard’s BFFness. Because then Janelle tweeted:
Headed back 2 #Harvard. Today has been amazing. Still can't believe I'm the honoree 4 the blk men's forum.— Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae) April 14, 2014
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