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Jay-Z Accepts NAACP President's Award

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Article By: Ashia Skye

Jay-Z was honored with the President’s Award at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles this weekend. Hov was honored for his outstanding work in public service and using his platform for criminal justice reform.

During his acceptance speech, Hov dedicated the award to all of the strong women in his life.

“It’s not the amount of years in your life. It’s the amount of life in your years that count in the end,” Jay said. “That quote, it embodies my beautiful grandmother, who I would like to dedicate this award to. Her name is Hattie White. She’s 93 years old.”

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