The NAACP Fort Worth Tarrant County will host it’s 44th Annual George D. Flemmings Freedom Fund Celebration virtually on Friday, October 22 at 7 p.m. CST. The virtual celebration is a ticketed event and tickets range from $15-$75. Individual tickets and sponsorship packages are on sale now at naapcfwtc.org.
The theme for this year’s event is “The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality” and will honor the life achievements of Fort Worth natives and successful movie and television actors as well as gospel recording artists, David and Tamela Mann. The celebration will also highlight accomplishments NAACP Fort Worth Tarrant County has made to promote equality and the steps needed to eliminate racial and social injustice in the community.
Due to COVID-19, the celebration will be held virtually for the second year in a row. “The prolonged COVID-19 health crisis has caused great stress to all; however, our branch continues to make an impact with our important work. We’re excited to bring the celebration to the homes of our community through an engaging, virtual format, and look forward to honoring the achievements of our members and special guests,” NAACP Fort Worth Tarrant County President Estella Williams said.
About the Fort Worth/Tarrant County NAACP
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Dr. George D. Flemmings was a pivotal in leading the NAACP in its formative years and helped to solidify the organization’s imprint on the city and in the state of Texas. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans. The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. To learn more about the NAACP Fort Worth Tarrant County visit naacpfwtc.org.