Campus & Community

Harvard Black Men’s Forum presents annual awards

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Honors former Cambridge Mayor Denise Simmons and others

The Harvard Black Men’s Forum (BMF), which pays tribute to the contributions that black women have made to Harvard and to society at large, recognized former Cambridge Mayor Denise Simmons, among others, at its Celebration of Black Women event on April 29.

The BMF’s annual honorees include black women who excel in their fields and give back to the community, Harvard College seniors, who have demonstrated their dedication to making a difference, and a future female leader from the Massachusetts high school community.

The Celebration of Black Women is the BMF’s biggest and oldest event. Past recipients include actresses Phylicia Rashād and Debbie Allen, as well as other prominent African-American women.