Ziggy Marley awarded Honorary Doctorate from Medgar Evers College

by June 4th, 2021

Ziggy Marley, the son of the late Reggae Legend, Bob Marley has received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the Medgar Evers College, located in Crown Heights, in Brooklyn, New York.

The eight-time Grammy winner and humanitarian received the honor in recognition of his inspiring dedication and commitment to the service of human needs.

Ziggy Marley during the virtual joint commencement ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021, delivered a rendition of his father’s 1980 hit, ‘Redemption Song.’

Via Instagram, he revealed that the recognition has made his mother Rita Marley so joyful.

Medgar Evers was an African American civil rights activist who fought segregation in Mississippi and created opportunities for black communities around the country through the enforcement of voting rights.