Nevada NAACP Elects White President for First Time Ever

Local lawyer Jeffrey Blanck has a long history of service with the NAACP

The Reno, Nevada chapter of the NAACP has elected its first non-black president in the chapter’s 66 year history.

On Thursday Jan. 3, local lawyer Jeffrey Blanck was sworn in as the successor of outgoing president, Lonnie Feemster.

“I am proud that our leadership and membership reflect the right diversity of our community and our country,” Blanck said in a statement.

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