NAACP to Honor Civil Rights Martyr Harry T. Moore and Wife Harriette

NAACP Celebrating Orange 108 Years

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Orange County Branch President Beverlye Colson Neal announced the 108th Birthday Celebration of the NAACP (National Association For The Advancement of Colored People), the nation’s oldest and most revered civil rights organization. The celebration will be held  at 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 13th at the FAMU Law School, Room 204, 201 Beggs Avenue, Orlando FL.  The event will feature and honor the first Martyr of the civil rights movement, Harry T. and his wife Harriette V. Moore who were murdered on Christmas Day 1951 in their home at Mims, Florida in Brevard County.  Included will be a special and enlightening video documentary of the Moores and their world-changing legacy.
 
The Branch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 23rd at the Northwest Community Center, 3955 W. D. Judge Dr., Orlando, Florida 32805.  A special guest speaker will be Roger B. Handberg, Criminal Chief, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division of the US Department of Justice.

The  NAACP is proud to have amassed and celebrate over a century of life-changing victories and success fighting for Civil Rights, and cordially invites the community and public to show your support and join in at this event. For information please contact 407-600-7614, www.OrangeCountyBranchNAACP.org.