NAACP's 43rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Fund Banquet - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

NAACP's 43rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Fund Banquet

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Join KIII-TV for the NAACP's 43rd annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom Fund Banquet from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the American Bank Center.

Guest speaker Dr. Cherry Ross Gooden will be featured at the event.

During this year's banquet, 13 area residents will be presented with the President's Award, including our own Kiii News Director Richard Longoria. The honorees have be selected from a group of individuals who embody the principals of the NAACP; those who fight for freedom, who are a voice for those who cannot speak and an ear for those who cannot hear.

Tickets are $60. For more information, call 361-548-9489 or visit www.corpuschristinaacp.org.

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