NEWS BRIEF: Civil rights lawyer to head Georgia NAACP

Gerald Grigg to fight on the front lines

NAACP President Incumbent & Attorney Gerald Griggs

Attorney Gerald Griggs is to become the next president of the Georgia NAACP after getting 65 percent of the vote on Saturday. Grigg, a civil rights attorney and activist, will be sworn in within the next few days.

“The monster has awakened, and we will be on the front lines fighting for voting rights, justice, and accountability,” Grigg vowed in his acceptance speech.