LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Honored by Local NAACP

LA Times
Weeks after fallout from the Donald Sterling scandal led its last president to step down, the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP held a gala Thursday night to celebrate its 100th anniversary, honoring Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others at the Millennium Biltmore hotel.
"The NAACP is bigger than any one man or one incident," Sharpton told a cheering crowd of hundreds, scolding anyone who would let the recent incident overshadow the organization's long history of activism.
Without the NAACP activists who marched and went to jail, the civil rights leader declared, the crowd wouldn't even be able to eat dinner at the Biltmore.
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