100th Anniversary of the NAACP with Dick Gregory at Embassy Suites
- When: Saturday, February 21, 2009, time TBA
- Where: Embassy Suites, Seaside
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
Dick Gregory is a comedian, lecturer, writer, entrepreneur, nutrition guru, political commentator and, most notably, a civil rights activist. The traveling firebrand is the keynote speaker for this evening's awards banquet organized and hosted by the Monterey County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to celebrate a century of struggle and conquest. Also attending this night of history is local-kid-turned-NAACP President Ben Todd Jealous. Well now! Get your reservation early. (See Cover story.) [WR]
6pm. Embassy Suites, 1441 Canyon Del Rey Blvd., Seaside. $75/person for dinner; $105-$170/membership and dinner. 394-3727, 393-1115.