‘Hamilton’s’ Lin-Manuel Miranda Honored For Paving The Way For Young Girls In Washington Heights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– The soaring voices of youth, promise, and talent were on full display in honor of two special people.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the multi-talented star and creator of the Broadway epic “Hamilton,” and his father, Luis Miranda Jr., a longtime leader in the public and private sector and community advocate, were honored for their commitment to social justice and equality.

“Have really humbled me and really overwhelmed me. So thank you for this honor,” Lin-Manuel said.  Read full story and view video...