Close NAACP selects new president | USA NOW Cornell William Brooks was selected to be the new NAACP president and CEO Friday night. Brooks is an ordained minister and a lawyer. He'll take over the role in July. WKYC 3:28 PM. EST May 17, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS NTSB releases new report on CLE plane crash WKYC Breaking Live Video Worker faces patient abuse charges Ways to Save: Super Bowl Home Theater Steal Starving dog found wandering streets Student Loan Battle Case against parents now going to grand jury Growing group from CLE headed to DC for march More Stories LIVE: Donald Trump: 45th president of the United States Jan 20, 2017, 4:53 a.m. Medical Examiner identifies plane crash victims… Jan 20, 2017, 9:29 a.m. FORECAST | Soggy Friday Jan 15, 2016, 3:17 p.m.