Attorney for Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown to speak at NAACP lun - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Attorney for Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown to speak at NAACP luncheon

Benjamin Crump (Source: NAACP Memphis) Benjamin Crump (Source: NAACP Memphis)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Benjamin Crump, a Florida civil rights attorney who has represented the family of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will be the speaker at the 40th annual Freedom Fund Luncheon.

The NAACP Memphis branch will be hosting the event, themed “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice.”

The luncheon will be held March 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

“Mr. Crump has taken a personal interest in protecting the downtrodden people of this country and using the law as it is supposed to work for everyone,” NAACP Memphis Executive Director Madeleine Taylor said. “His consistent and relentless work continues to shine spotlights on legal injustices, and we are thrilled to have him sharing his knowledge, experience, and insight at this event.”

Tickets for the event are $100. To reserve tickets, call 901-521-1343 or send an email to nmemphi1@comcast.net.

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