Bobby Brown Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree and His Own Day in Houston


March 12, 2024

His philanthropy has hit a high note.

Houston Style Magazine reports that R&B legend Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge-Brown, were presented with honorary doctorates in humanity from Leaders Esteem Christian Bible University. This recognition comes as a tribute to the couple’s significant philanthropic efforts, particularly through their organization, the Bobbi Kristina Serenity House, which aims to make a profound impact on countless lives.

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The special ceremony took place on Bobbi Kristina’s birthday at the Taglyan Complex, coinciding with the 4th Annual Gala of the Bobbi Kristina Serenity House, marking its expansion from Boston and Atlanta to Los Angeles. Surrounded by celebrity friends and supporters, attendees adorned themselves with touches of purple and elegant masks, symbolizing solidarity in the fight against domestic violence targeting women, children, and families. The organization also presented Brown with a proclamation from the city of Houston, declaring September 23rd “Bobby Brown Day.”

Despite the loss of Bobbi Kristina Brown, her legacy lives on through the work of the organization established in her honor. The Bobbi Kristina Serenity House strives to provide transitional safe havens, promote mental health awareness, and offer essential resources to those affected by domestic abuse.

In a touching open letter shared on the Bobbi Kristina Serenity House website, Bobby Brown expressed his heartfelt commitment to combating domestic abuse and empowering survivors. He emphasized the organization’s mission to amplify the voices of the voiceless and create a world free from the scourge of domestic violence.


For those interested in supporting or learning more about the Bobbi Kristina Serenity House, visit www.bobbikristinaserenityhouse.org. Through collective efforts and unwavering dedication, Bobby Brown, Alicia Etheredge-Brown, and their supporters continue to make strides in championing the cause of domestic violence prevention and survivor empowerment.

Cover photo: Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge-Brown, were presented with honorary doctorates / Credit: Instagram

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