Cornell Brooks

Celebrated last November for saving Democracy, Black organizers and the voters they mobilized will not rest until federal voting rights legislation is passed.

The move would give the 108-year-old organization more relevance at a critical junction in the nation’s social justice movement.

The N.A.A.C.P voted to remove its president Cornell William Brooks Friday as part of re-organization efforts to strengthen its relevance as a civil rights group and push forward with a more aggressive fight against President Donald Trump.

Cornell Brooks, President of the NAACP, and other activists were arrested on Monday for staging a sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ office.

The police ended an NAACP sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions' Alabama office. They were protesting his attorney general nomination.

Voter protection is a major concern in this election and the NAACP is taking action with their "Selma Initiative."

Dr. Steve Perry questions the motives of the NAACP's Board of Directors in calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.

Kaepernick is not the first athlete to sit out the National Anthem or speak out on racial injustice, but his protest stands out because of his prominence and his willingness to take a risk.

In a stunning move, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has decided to drop all charges against the remaining three officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. After the decision was announced Wednesday, attendees at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia shared their views on what Mosby’s move could mean for the case going forward. Cornell W. Brooks, President […]

According to a new NBC News/Marist poll, Democrats biggest challenge in this year’s midterm elections is President Barack Obama’s lack of popularity.  Some Dems appear to be running away from Pres. Obama as a result of the sentiment found in the survey. Mr. Obama’s popularity continues to be high in certain circles, especially within the […]

Amazingly, a new poll shows that likely voters would prefer a Republican controlled Congress over a Democratic one. The Wall Street Journal/Annenberg Poll found that 52% of those polled favor a GOP run Capitol Hill while 41% favored a Democratic Capitol. “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory and the Straight Talk panel featuring Cornell William Brooks, President […]

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel take an in-depth look at the crisis in Ferguson, Mo. Today’s power packed panel included Rock Newman, TV legal analyst, Midwin Charles, Cornell Brooks, President & CEO of the NAACP, Cleo Manago, Christopher Metzler, Ph.D. and Phillip Agnew, CEO of the Dream Defenders. Listen to their entire conversation and extensive analysis of the Ferguson uprising below.