Talk by Cornell Brooks, President of the NAACP

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March 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Johnson Chapel, Amherst College
11 Quadrangle Dr
Amherst, MA 01002

Cornell William Brooks is the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely respected civil rights organization. In 2014, he became the 18th chief executive of the organization. With branches in every state and more than a half-million members and supporters in the US and abroad, NAACP members advocate for civil rights, fight against police brutality, conduct voter mobilization campaigns and advocate for equal opportunity in their communities.

This talk is free and open to the public.

This event is ponsored by the Victor S. Johnson Lectureship Fund, and by the Office of the President