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Meet our Experts

NAACP has a full team of policy and subject matter experts working to advance our mission. Read through their bios and schedule an interview today.

The fight for civil rights and social justice in the 21st century requires various skillsets and a deep understanding of the issues that impact the Black community. NAACP thought leaders can provide expert opinions and analysis on topics in the news. For help finding an expert, contact communications@naacpnet.org

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO

Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson has served as NAACP president and CEO since October 2017. He is a veteran activist who has dedicated his career to defending the rights and improving the lives of Mississippians. President Johnson is frequently featured on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, NNPA, BNC many others,

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