The Albany NAACP Chapter
held its 36th annual Freedom Awards Banquet at the Civic Center tonight to say
thank you to organizations that work with them to fight injustice and help make
the community better.
"And now this is the
day we are saying to them thank you thank you thank you for having been there
for us when we needed you," said Marvin Jones, president, Albany area
The theme of tonight's banquet was
"we are climbing Jacob's ladder." The keynote speaker was Reverend Nelson
River, a vice president with the national NAACP.