Will Packer, Kenny Leon, others honored at Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Heritage Dinner

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ATLANTA — The largest black legislative caucus in the country hosted its annual “Heritage Dinner” where the political body paid homage to excellence in the fields of television, movies and entertainment. IMG_5749
Actor Chris Tucker and television personality Cenne Simpson hosted the august soiree at the Thomas Murphy Ballroom at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. Theater legend Kenny Leon, producer Will Packer (Think Like a Man, No Good Deed, Ride Along), Steve Allen, Brenda Singletary, Andre Thompson, Gilbert Young, Millie Jackson, Dottie Peoples, Tony Terry and SOS Band were among the honorees.
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Late, legendary performers James Brown, Otis Redding and Ray Charles were honored posthumously and Charles’ daughter Sheila Ray Charles performed for her father.
Take a look at the photographic highlights from the event:
 
Photos: Terry Shropshire

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