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Civil Rights activists honored at 99th NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – A special evening Friday at the Little America Hotel. It was 99th Annual Life Membership and Freedom Fund Banquet for the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP.

Good4Utah’s owner Surae Chinn emceed the event.

The NAACP honored several civil rights advocates and leaders in the Salt Lake area. Joan Trumpauer Mulholland was the keynote speaker.  

She is described as a Civil Rights Legend who participated in more than 50 sit-ins and demonstrations by the time she was 23 years old. She was a Freedom Rider and helped plan and organize the March on Washington.

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