Beyonce dedicates award to protesters

Beyonce dedicates award to protesters

Posted on 06/30/2020

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For many fans the highlight of Sunday's BET Awards was Beyoncé receiving the prestigious Humanitarian Award.

The superstar singer and actress was chosen in recognition of her BeyGOOD initiative.

Beyoncé's charity provides scholarships to minority students and also supports black-owned businesses.

Working with her mother, Beyoncé has also funded a mobile coronavirus testing program for the minority community in Houston.

Beyoncé dedicated her honor to all those who have been marching in support of racial equality and encourage people to vote like their lives depended on it.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama presented the honor to Beyoncé, who called her inspirational.

Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the BET Awards.

The network itself is over 40 years old this year.

Posted - 6.29.20