Cornell W. Brooks

Could peaceful protests like the Women's March held in Washington, D.C. become a crime?

Efforts to stall the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. Attorney General appear to be working. As a result of the protests against Sessions at various sites around the country and the massive Women’s March, the Sessions confirmation vote by a full committee has been postponed until next week. Cornell W. Brooks, president […]

Cornell W. Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, spoke with Roland Martin about the culmination of the Journey for Justice march.

Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, joined NewsOne Now to share their thoughts and reflections on civil rights icon Julian Bond.

Host of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin, talked with Cornell W. Books, President and CEO of the NAACP, from the floor of this year’s annual convention about how the recent youth movement is powering the Civil Rights Movement. Brooks also discussed the focus of the storied civil rights organization for the next 365 days. Brooks told Martin as […]

On Tuesday an improvised explosive device was detonated near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP. According to FBI spokeswoman Amy Sanders, it is too soon to know whether the nation’s oldest civil rights organization was the target. The agency sent members of its Joint Terrorism Task Force to help investigate the incident Wednesday, Cornell […]

Protesters with the NAACP began their march for justice Saturday in Ferguson. Hundreds answered the historic civil rights organization’s call in its response to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. RELATED STORIES: Darren Wilson Resigns from Ferguson, Mo. Police Department New Black Panther […]