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Detroit Branch NAACP Hosts 2017-2018 Installation Ceremony
Honoring President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony and the Executive Committee

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Installation Ceremony for the elected 2017-2018 Detroit Branch NAACP Officers and Executive Committee.  Detroit Branch NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, received the oath of office from the Honorable Mayor Mike Duggan Thursday, January 26, 2017 at The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.


Detroit Branch NAACP Officers

Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President

Atty John E. Johnson, Jr – 1st Vice President

James Settles, Jr. – 2nd Vice President

Alice Thompson – 3rd Vice President

Indira Glass – Secretary

LaKeisha Becton – Treasurer


Detroit Branch NAACP Executive Committee

George P. Barnes, Jr.                             Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Robinson

Marvin Beatty                                      Kenneth J. Shapiro, P.E.

Hiram Jackson                                      Atty. Khalilah Spencer

James Jenkins, Jr.                                 Atty. Muddasar Tawakkul

Atty. Richard Mack                              Kevin Tolbert

Jessica Care Moore                                Michael Turner

Charles Nolen                                       Hon. JoAnn Watson

Leon Richardson.                                  Heaster Wheeler

Katie Riley

Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony was re-elected as president of the Detroit Branch NAACP in late November 2016Once installed, Rev. Anthony will begin his 13th term as Detroit Branch NAACP President.  Under Rev. Anthony’s leadership the Detroit Branch NAACP has continued to be the flagship Branch of the Association.  It continues as the largest NAACP Branch providing the most expansive programming ranging from youth leadership and development, advocacy work centered around education reform, police reform, civil and voting rights and economic opportunities for minorities; addressing health disparities facing the African American community and promoting healthy active lifestyles.  The Detroit Branch NAACP also continues to host the largest and most successful Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner of any NAACP Branch.


For more information on the Detroit Branch NAACP please call (313) 871-2087 or visit www.detroitnaacp.org.

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