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 Ways to Save - Matt Granite Take a ride on Mean Streak at Cedar Point Chardon Shooting 5 year anniversary - Tiffany Tarpley Kevin Love signs autographs at Cleveland Auto Show for Cavaliers fans Strongsville man tries stem cell treatment for MS Giraffe Birth Facts Woman killed by rapid transit train in Cleveland's Little Italy identified Coyote attack in Lakewood Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver provides update on injured knee Witnesses describe crash More Stories Risky Rides | Ambulance drivers critical of 52-hour work day Feb 27, 2017, 9:03 p.m. LeBron shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95 Feb 27, 2017, 9:57 p.m. 5 years since Chardon High School shootings: Photos Feb 26, 2017, 5:31 p.m.