The White House has announced that US President Joe Biden will bestow the 2021 National Humanities Medals upon several recipients, including Indian-American actress, comedian, and writer Mindy Kaling, also known as Vera Mindy Chokalingam.
About The National Medal of Arts:
The National Medal of Arts is the most prestigious award granted by the US government to artists, arts advocates, and organizations.
It recognizes individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to the arts in America and served as role models through their exceptional accomplishments, assistance, or sponsorship.
More About The 2021 National Humanities Medals and National Medal of Arts:
According to an announcement from the White House, US President Joe Biden will present the 2021 National Humanities Medals and National Medal of Arts to over a dozen recipients, including Indian-American actress and writer Mindy Kaling.
These awards recognize individuals or groups who have made significant contributions to advancing the arts and humanities in America, broadening public engagement with subjects such as history, literature, languages, and philosophy.
Other notable recipients of the National Medal of Arts include Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bruce Springsteen, and Vera Wang. The 2021 National Humanities Medal will be awarded to individuals such as Richard Blanco, Ann Patchett, and Colson Whitehead. These awards will be presented at the White House and attended by First Lady Jill Biden.
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