Rihanna is a woman of many talents and actually caring is a major one. Through her Clara Lionel foundation, she’s helped many families around the globe with the grand event. The CLF was founded by the singer in efforts to help fund education and emergency response programs throughout the globe. For the 3rd Annual she chose to highlight activism and patriotic acts from leading figures Shaun King and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and honor them with the years Diamond Ball Award.
“I can’t imagine a better night than this year’s Clara Lionel Foundation event with Seth Meyers, Pharrell and DJ Khaled,” Rihanna stated. “I am particularly honored to present Prime Minister Mottley and Shaun King with this year’s Diamond Ball Awards for their groundbreaking work. We are so thankful to them for joining us and making the night better than ever.”
Mia Mottley, the Barbados Prime Minister, exudes legacy and what it takes to change the state of culture. She trailblazer politics within her community when she became the first woman elected to lead the Barbados Labour Party. Her exceptional service led her forward into becoming the the first female Attorney General and Deputy Prime Minister of Barbados. A project of passion she focuses on is leading youth to continually develop and advance the country through the Education Sector Enhancement Program, which instructs on economic development and technology innovation.
Shaun King is a pioneer within the activism community, primarily be a voice for African Americans, and delicately delivering news while disrupting the many stereotypes placed upon the community. A man of Morehouse, upon graduating he became widely known when he relaunched the Frederick Douglass publication “The North Star.” This years Diamond Ball will be hosted by comedian Seth Myers and will also feature performances from Pharrell and DJ Khaled. Raising additional money for the CLF causes are some pretty neat items up for auction including Jonas Brothers VIP experience, Paper Planes Outfits for a year, CC Sabathia signed jersey, fishing with Peter Miller, a signed Danny Green NBA finals jersey, a workout with Rihanna’s trainer, and a Savage X Fenty 2020 Fashion Show Experience.