Richmond NAACP to observe 100th birthday with May 17 event
5/5/2018, 11:03 a.m.
The Richmond Branch NAACP will mark its 100th birthday with a Freedom Fund Gala set for Thursday, May 17, at the Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center at Virginia Union University, it has been announced.
The event will begin with a 6 p.m. reception, followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
The keynote speaker: Bakari T. Sellers, 33, a CNN commentator and former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives who is listed among the influential Americans under age 40 by TIME magazine and The Root.
The civil rights organization also plans to honor individuals for their work to advance the NAACP’s goals and to better the community.
Tickets: $100 or $1,000 per table.
Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Delegate Delores L. McQuinn, (804) 687-3293.