Officials at the civil rights organization said the expected dismissal of Cornell William Brooks after only three years was part of a “systemwide refresh” of the civil rights group.
The NAACP, the nation's largest civil rights organization, has named 53-year old Cornell William Brooks its 18 th President and CEO. The New Jersey-based civil rights attorney, human rights activist and ordained minister replaces in...
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday. Brooks has … Click to Continue »
The group’s president, Cornell William Brooks, said the meeting with the attorney general addressed voter suppression, police misconduct and civil rights.
Cornell William Brooks has led the civil rights group since 2014. The NAACP says it won't be renewing his contract, as part of a "transformational retooling" of the entire organization.