Nevada NAACP Elects Jeffrey Blanck As Its First White President
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.