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Fight For Freedom

May 6, 2019

BY Minyetta Nelson

Detroit, MI - 

  The Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner of the Detroit Branch NAACP was launched in April 1956 under the leadership of Branch President Edward M. Turner, Arthur L. Johnson and Dr. Lionel F. Swan, co-chairman.  Today, the Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner is the largest sit down dinner of its kind in the world. The Detroit Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner provides its guests with a first class meal, top notch entertainment, and some of the world’s renowned keynote address speakers. The 64th Annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner took place last night at Cobo Hall with special guest Akon.