Beyonce Honored At BET Awards

BEYONCE WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS HUMANITARIAN AWARD AT SUNDAY'S 20TH ANNUAL BET AWARDS

(CNN) – For many fans, the highlight of Sunday’s BET Awards was Beyonce receiving the prestigious humanitarian award.

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

Beyonce’s charity provides scholarships to minority students and also supports black-owned businesses.

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

Former first lady Michelle Obama presented the honor to Beyonce, who called her inspirational.

Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the BET awards.

The network itself is 40 years old this year.

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