RBG’s family disagrees with namesake award going to likes of Elon Musk

The family of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reportedly upset with the leadership award named in her honor being given to X owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch.

The awardees, which also included actor Sylvester Stallone, author and businesswoman Martha Stewart, and philanthropist Michael Milken, were chosen by the Dwight D. Opperman Foundation and announced Wednesday. Opperman was an attorney himself and friends with Ginsburg before he died. His subsequent foundation established by his family asked Ginsburg for permission to establish the award while she was still alive, awarding the first honorees in 2020.

While the award was initially slated to be given to “‘an extraordinary woman who has exercised a positive and notable influence on society and served as an exemplary role model in both principles
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