Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) will host the Tallahassee Branch of the NAACP’s 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 today, June 30, at 6:30 P.M. at the FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, located at 1415 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The event is co-sponsored by the FAMU COPPS Center for Health Equity and WCTV. Speakers include: Doby Flowers, Edward Norwood Jr., Ion Sancho, Ronald Tate, Henry Steele, Nat Wesley and former “Freedom Summer” student activists from 1964. WCTV anchor AJ Hilton will serve as the master of ceremonies.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit www.NAACPTallahassee.com