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Local NAACP Officials Elected to Seats on NAACP National Board of Directors


56th Annual NAACP Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner

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New York — Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony was elected to the NAACP National Board of Directors.  The results were announced during the NAACP’s Annual February Board Meeting.  Michigan State Conference NAACP President Yvonne White was elected to an officer’s position as Assistant Treasurer for the NAACP’s National Board.  The NAACP National Board of Directors is comprised of 64 members who govern the NAACP’s policies, procedures and direction.

Rev. Anthony begins serving his three-year term immediately, while White is entering the second year of her current three year term.  Anthony joins White along with three other fellow Detroiters with National NAACP Board Seats –Detroit Branch NAACP 2nd Vice President, James Settles, Jr., Vice President, UAW; Detroit Branch NAACP Executive Committee Member Michael Turner, Chief of Staff, Wayne County Sheriff and NAACP Youth Board Member Antashe Howard, Senior, Howard University. Rev. Anthony is also serving an historic 13th term as president of the Detroit Branch NAACP.

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

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