LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04:  NAACP Chairman  Roslyn M. Brock poses for a portrait at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards) *** Local Caption *** Roslyn M. Brock

Roslyn M. Brock

Civil Rights Activist/Leader

In February 2010, Roslyn McCallister Brock, at age 44, became the youngest chairperson of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).  Before ascending to this groundbreaking role, she was the first woman and the youngest Vice Chairperson of the NAACP National Board of Directors.  The Fort Pierce, Fla., native earned a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from George Washington University in 1989 and Business Administratino from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  She succeeds Julian Bond as the NAACP's chair.