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Reverend Dr. Wendell Anthony will be the keynote speaker at the 53rd annual Freedom Fund Banquet of the Evanston North Shore branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Rev. Anthony is Senior Pastor at Fellowship Chapel in Detroit, Mich., a member of the NAACP National Board of Directors, and the President of the Detroit branch, the nation’s largest branch. He is known as an outstanding orator and a forthright civil rights activist. He has led many  campaigns and initiatives designed to uplift and empower all people.

The banquet begins at 6 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Evanston Golf Club. More information is available by calling Gerri Sizemore at 847-677-7869.