Exclusive: Roslyn Brock, Youngest Chair of NAACP

Roslyn Brock speaks to ESSENCE.com in her first interview since the announcement of her election as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NAACP. The Fort Pierce, Florida native shares her plans for the oldest Civil Rights organization and how she will lead a "new generation" of advocates to achieve her objectives. In addition, she comments on First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to reduce childhood obesity. In making the announcement of her election, Ben Jealous, President of the NAACP who at 35 was the youngest person appointed to lead the organization said, "I am very excited that Roslyn is our new [Chairman for the Board of Directors for the NAACP], she is a huge advocate for social justice and very involved and focused on the crisis for today and the histories of tomorrow." Read More: NAACP President's Surprising Approach to Job Crisis Ben Jealous: The NAACP's Brightest, New Star


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