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Attorney Ben Crump and Rita Marley to be honored at IRAWMA Awards

Written by on February 27, 2024

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(Caribbean National Weekly) – Florida-based civil rights attorney Ben Crump and Jamaican singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Rita Marley will be honored at the 41st International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA) next month.

The event will be held Friday, March 22, 2024, at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Freedom Fighter Award:

Ben Crump, a Florida-based attorney and former president of the National Bar Association, known for his advocacy on behalf of the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, is set to be honored with the Freedom Fighter Award at this year’s IRAWMA presentation.

Philanthropist Award

Dr. Rita Marley will be honored with the Philanthropist Award at the event.

Rita Marley, the widow of legendary musician Bob Marley, has been actively involved in philanthropy throughout her life. One of her most notable endeavors is the establishment of the Rita Marley Foundation (RMF), which focuses on various charitable initiatives in Jamaica and beyond. The foundation is dedicated to the advancement of education, health care, and poverty alleviation, particularly in underserved communities.

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