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Patrick D. McCoy conducts choral group in star-studded Alpha MLK Gala at Constitution Hall
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. General President "Skip" Mason selected Patrick D. McCoy to conduct a select choral ensemble at Constitution Hall in the star-studded gala, MLK: A Monumental Life in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
By: Hyacinth K. Scott
The choir performed with Sunday Best winner Y'anna Crawley during the church reinactment scene with celebrated actor Clifton Davis. Celebrity performers included Kenny Lattimore, Denyce Graves, Ann Nesby, Tramaine Hawkins, Phylicia Rashad, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jasmine Guy, Lalah Hathaway, Dawnn Lewis, Avery Brooks, Joseph Joubert, Della Reese, Tim Reid, Daphne Maxwell Reid, The Morehouse Glee Club, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Victoria Rowell, Hill Harper, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Derek ”Fonsworth Bentley" Watkins and Marvin Winans among others. ”This was a major milestone and I am indebted to producer and director Kenneth Green for his artistic insight and genius. McCoy concluded.
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