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Masterpiece Masterpeace: Common Ground Foundation gala

Common and Executive Director, Common Ground Foundation Tamara Brown

Common and Executive Director of Common Ground Foundation -Tamara Brown

Hip-hop artist, actor and philanthropist Lonnie Rashid Lynn — Common— held his fourth annual gala and fundraiser on Saturday, March 29th at the Fairmont Chicago Hotel. The sold out signature event celebrated service, community and recognize continued leaders that uphold individuality, creative evolution and inspires youth to become their own masterpiece. The evening was filled with artistic creativity, dinner and dancing, celebrities, athletes, and philanthropists to raise funds in support of the Common Ground Foundation’s mission.

The 2014 event honorees include:
Danny Glover (actor, producer, humanitarian) – Lifetime Trailblazer Award
Nnamdi Asomugha (professional athlete, philanthropist) – Global Impact Award
Jacoby Dickens (posthumous) and Veranda Dickens (community leaders, philanthropists) – Business and Community Pioneers Award
Nyjah Huston (professional skateboarder) – Aspiring Influencer Award

Mistress of ceremonies- Cheryl Burton, ABC News

Master of ceremonies- Malik Yoba, Actor

 

Nyjiah Huston, Malik Yoba, MC Lyte, Common, Veranda Dickens, and Nnamdi Asomugha

Nyjiah Huston, Malik Yoba, MC Lyte, Common, Veranda Dickens, and Nnamdi Asomugha

Cheryl Burton and youth soloists.

Cheryl Burton and one of the evenings youth soloists.

Celebrity hairstylists Trayce Madre and husband/personal trainer Maurice King.

Celebrity hairstylists Trayce Madre and husband/personal trainer Maurice King.

For more on the Common Ground Foundation, visit www.commongroundfoundation.org



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