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 4:28 PM. EDT 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 Outrage in Painesville after officer allegedly mistreats dying dog Euclid man fighting moving company Fire breaks out at west side warehouse Lifeguard makes rescue at Walnut Beach in Ashtabula County Margaritaville to host grand opening July 11 Mobile Morgue used in Summit County Akron Public Schools announce 93 layoffs, including 31 teachers 11 p.m. weather forecast for June 27, 2017 Train concert Middletown councilman proposes '3 strikes' overdose policy More Stories Crews battle fire near West 110th and Franklin in Cleveland Jun 27, 2017, 11:32 p.m. Mother of fallen Marine 'Sees the Possible' in… Jun 27, 2017, 10:23 p.m. George Brinkman indicted on 13 counts for deaths of… Jun 27, 2017, 6:15 p.m.