The NAACP appointed Derrick Johnson as the organization’s president and CEO.


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

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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 […]

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The NAACP announced recently that Cornell William Brooks, a lawyer and activist, would become the 105-year-old organization’s new national president and CEO. In an interview with The Associated Press, Brooks said he was looking forward to heading up the NAACP and getting straight to work. “I am deeply humbled and honored to be entrusted with the opportunity to lead […]