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Evanston/North Shore Branch NAACP to hold 2021 Freedom Banquet (virtual) November 20.

There's still time to purchase your ticket to support Evanston/North Shore NAACP, which will take place virtually at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 20.

The event will include a panel discussion about Critical Race Theory.

Dr. Ava Greenwell, NU history professor, author and producer will moderate.


NU history professor Dr. Hosea Madina;

Dr. Gilo Kwesi Cornell Logan, DEI educator, consultant and coach

NU student Spencer Nabors;

Elementary school educator Lauren Davis; and

NU history student Marquise Talyor.

The Evanston/North Shore NAACP branch will also honor the following community members:

Karli Butler, Evanston Community Foundation

Betty Ester, Community Activist, Citizens Network of Protection

Rev. Kenneth Cherry and Christ Temple Church Evanston IL (Religious Services)

Bryant Wallace (Business)

Anya Tanyavutti, Board President, Evanston/Skokie School District 65

Charles Spivey, Snell Post 7186

Carla Cooper-Dudley, Ebenezer-Primm Towers Senior Citizens Home

Honorable Awards for NAACP Services:

Bennett J. Johnson and George Mitchell


Click here to purchase your tickets and to select a meal. Meals are provided by Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, Soul & Smoke, and Comfort Desserts Reimagined.

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