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Moments in the Movement: 2nd Annual Duluth NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner & Art Auction

Created: January 28, 2019 03:48 PM

Friday, February 22
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Clyde Ironworks in Duluth 

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Moments in the Movement includes a graphic design art exhibition on the theme by UMD graphic design students, live entertainment and keynote speaker Dr. Mary Canty Merrill,  Entrepreneur, Psychologist, Educator, Advocate, Author, Speaker, Provocateur, World Traveler. Dr. Mary’s most recent literary project—scheduled to launch in early 2019—is entitled, Why Black Lives Matter (Too): Voices of Our Youth. It is Part 2 of her popular and thought-provoking anthology, Why Black Lives Matter (Too): A Revolutionary Call to Action. As a seasoned professional and social justice advocate, Dr. Mary is committed to developing viable solutions that address critical issues by examining race, improving relations and getting to collective impact.  The event will also showcase the accomplishments of the Duluth NAACP and celebrate the work of social/racial justice leaders in our community.  This year’s emcee is local cultural and Naptural style trendsetter, UMD office of Diversity and Equity advisor Sandra Oyinloye.  Tickets for the event are $60 which includes a yearly membership to the NAACP.  

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website: duluthnaacp.org/freedomfund

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