Alicia Keys & Jay Z Will Be Keynote Speakers For African American Student Union At Harvard University

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Harvard Business School’s African American Student Union will launch their annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference with power house artists Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.

This comes after Nas was awarded the W.E.B. Dubois award from Harvard University earlier this year. Both talented artists will be the keynote speakers alongside American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault, and managing director of Bain Capital, Deval Patrick. The theme for this years conference is entitled "Transcend: Redefining Expectations,” The AASU has the following statement issued on their website.

“We aim to celebrate African-American achievements, inspire many new milestones, and provide a forum for attendees to take on issues facing our community such as: What is the African-American business community’s response to social injustice? Where do African-Americans fit in to the ever expanding definition of diversity?”

The conference will be from February 5th-7th, 2016. Along with the keynote speaker conference, there will also be an awards luncheon, jazz brunch, different panel workshops, networking opportunities, an after party and more.