Northern Ky. NAACP celebrates rebirth with college scholarships

The Northern Kentucky branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People showcased its rebirth after a 10-year absence by hosting the First Annual Freedom Fund Dinner held at the Drawbridge Inn on Nov. 16.

The dinner, which many of the branches across the country host in their individual communities, raised funds, recognized persons in the community for outstanding leadership and provided scholarships for students attending local universities and colleges.

Approximately 400 people attended the event that featured keynote speaker Dennis Hayes, Esq., general council to the NAACP, who spoke on the theme of “Speaking Truth to Power