Health Care, Jobs to be Focus of Detroit NAACP Dinner

Published May 4, 2010

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will discuss health care and jobs during the NAACP's Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit.

The annual event will be held Sunday evening at Cobo Center. It is hosted by the Detroit Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, will deliver the dinner's keynote address on federal health care reform. Members of Michigan's Congressional delegation who supported the legislation will be honored.

Solis is the event's special guest speaker and will speak about the need for jobs in Detroit.

Recent speakers at the event have included civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., and former President Bill Clinton.



Written by <P>By the Associated Press</P> <P>&nbsp;</P>


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