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Cornell William Brooks Is NAACP's New Leader

Meet Cornell William Brooks, the new CEO and president of the NAACP. He was selected over the weekend to fill the position, succeeding Benjamin Todd Jealous. "I am a beneficiary of the Brown v. Board of Education case and a beneficiary of the NAACP’s rich legacy,” Brooks said in an interview with BET.com.  (Photo: J. AdamsAP Photo/NAACP)

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