(TC PALM) — Whatever ideological differences members of the NAACP might have with U.S. Rep. Allen West, the local chapter was willing to put them aside for one nonpolitical night.
Its leaders invited the Republican from Plantation to give the keynote speech at its annual fundraiser in Martin County, the Freedom Fund Banquet. The theme was "Still Standing For Freedom and Equality," and they wanted to hear West speak about his rise to fame.
Instead, the NAACP chapter pulled the plug on the event Tuesday — four days before it was to be held at a Palm City country club.
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