According to foreign media reports, pop star Beyoncé will be given the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards 2020 on Sunday, June 28 for her "philanthropic" work. Beyoncé has raised money for a variety of causes, including supporting young women in college and forming an organization called "Be Good 4 Burundi" with UNICEF. The purpose of building B Good 4 Burundi is to provide clean water and sanitation to the small and landlocked East African country of Burundi.
Beyoncé also created the Homecoming Scholar Award Program in 2018, in which she described her historic performance in Cochrane, California, under which students from eight HBCU colleges and universities benefited.
This year, Beyoncé has created a mobile testing app called IDIDMYPART that will help test for the corona virus in the black and brown community of Houston residents. It will also provide information on ongoing protests around the world over Black Lives Matter.
He also announced the creation of BeyGOOD's Black Business Fund, run by the National Urban League, to support black-owned small businesses. According to media reports, in addition to Beyoncé, Nicholas Johnson, Timbland, Sue Beats and De Nice will also be honored at this year's BET Awards.