Detroit Branch NAACP Hosts 2017-2018 Installation Ceremony
Honoring President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony and the Executive Committee
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
Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony was re-elected as president of the Detroit Branch NAACP in late November 2016. Once 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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