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Cornell William Brooks

Reaching the Finish Line

Cornell William Brooks | Posted 05.25.2015 | Black Voices
Cornell William Brooks

In our everyday fights to silence the racist chants of misguided college students and stifle overaggressive police who racially profile black children, we must reach the finish line. The next generation should never have to question whether their lives matter.

This Is No Ordinary Time in American History for the NAACP

Cornell William Brooks | Posted 11.08.2014 | Black Voices
Cornell William Brooks

In this season between anniversaries from Brown v. Board of Education to Freedom Summer to the Civil Rights Act, some pose an unsettling question. They ask if the NAACP is relevant. Though the question is wearisome not worrisome, it must be answered.

Black Leaders Worry Low Voter Turnout Could Lead To More Voter ID Laws

AP | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in Nove...

New NAACP President Named

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 07.17.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a Head Start and Yale Law School graduate, Cornell William Brooks calls himself a direct beneficiary of Brown v. Board Educatio...

Impact! A Job-Readiness Program that Works

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
John Tepper Marlin

I suggest to the people who are disappointed with what Brooklyn ex-offenders are getting in the way of training and support: Go see what the New Newark is delivering.