NAACP Leader to Resign

Posted on: 3:49 pm, September 8, 2013, by , updated on: 10:36pm, September 8, 2013


Ben Jealous, the president of the NAACP, has announced plans to step down at the end of the year.

According to a statement, he will resign in December to spend more time with his family.

Jealous also says he wants to work on training a new generation of civil rights leaders.

The NAACP statement does not name a successor.