Hickory – Hickory Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold its spring fundraiser, Honoring the Past/Renewing the Vision on Saturday, April 22 at 4:00 P.M. The featured keynote speaker is the Honorable Judge Michael R. Morgan, recently elected Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.  This event will be held at the Clinton Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 492 Catawba Valley Blvd, Hickory, NC.

Justice Morgan has been a judge for more than 27 years spanning three different judgeships, including five years as a North Carolina Administrative Law Judge, and a decade as a District Court Judge for Wake County. He served as a North Carolina Superior Court Judge from 2005 to 2016.

Born in Cherry Point, NC and educated in the New Bern, NC public school system, he earned the Bachelor of Arts Degree from Duke University and the Juris Doctor Degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law.

A reception will follow the program.  For tickets or information, call 828-238-4430.

Justice Michael R. Morgan