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Beyoncé honored at the 2020 BET Awards

June 29, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

One of the major highights of Sunday's BET Awards was Beyoncé receiving the prestigious Humanitarian Award.

(CNN)One of the major highights of Sunday's BET Awards was Beyoncé receiving the prestigious Humanitarian Award.

Michelle Obama presented the honor to the superstar, who also happens to be the friend of the former first lady.

Obama praised Beyoncé for her passion, accomplishments and activism.

"To my girl, I just want to say you inspire me," Obama said.

Beyoncé dedicated her honor to all those who have been marching in support of racial equality.

"Now we have one more thing we need to do to walk in our true power and that is to vote.

Most recently, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Beyoncé teamed up with her mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, for the #IDIDMYPART mobile testing initiative, supporting Houston communities of color that have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

Beyoncé also donated to support organizations on the ground that are working to meet the physical and mental health needs of those most vulnerable.

Her good deeds continued for Juneteenth, following the release of her latest song, "Black Parade," with the creation of BeyGOOD's Black Business Fund, administered by the National Urban League, to support Black-owned small businesses.

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