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The Goodman Foundation’s 7th Annual Hidden Hero Awards by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The Goodman Foundation’s 7th Annual Hidden Hero Award Ceremony in memory of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner who traveled from New York to Mississippi in 1964 as Voter Registration volunteers. They were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan and KKK police officers on June 21, 1964. The VIP reception and ceremony were hosted by the foundation’s founders David and Sylvia Goodman, with Ari Melber as the Master of Ceremonies, Greenwich Village, New York, on November 18, 2015.

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Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Photography by Lisa Pacino.

This year’s honorees included actor and activist Danny Glover (unable to attend); Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, looking to the legacy of her father and civil rights leaders; she dedicates her life to promoting humanitarian causes on a global scale in her capacity as the President of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; screenwriter and film director Ava DuVernay (unable to attend), among other honorees; with a panel discussion including more honorees Soledad O’Brien, Yusef Salaam, Maria Teresa Kumar, Michael Skolnick, Dr. Joseph E. Peniel, and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Guests included former NY Mayor David Dinkins, original Freedom Rider Dave Dennis, playwright Robert Schenkkan, 4 of the Tuskegee Airmen, Borough President of Manhattan Gale Brewer, Steve Schwerner the brother of Michael “Mickey” Schwerner, Melony McGant, and more.

Adam Lomeo and Rum Runners Jazz performed live music at the VIP reception, while the ceremony had performances by IMPACT Repertory Theatre Performance Company and a spoken word by New York City junior poet laureate, performer, and activist Crystal Valentine.

The award recognizes leaders that embody the ordinary person taking extraordinary action on behalf of others. It was the spirit that motivated Andrew Goodman, along with James Earl Chaney and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner. Please enjoy a few random photographs from the evening.

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All Photographs by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY. All Rights Reserved.

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Lisa Pacino and Under The Duvet Productions are based in New York. Photography services are available worldwide. To book, receive information, and/or license images please E-mail: UnderTheDuvetProductions@gmail.com

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