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The NAACP says it is going to revive itself. First, it's ousting Cornell William Brooks.

The organization hopes to remain relevant to the civil rights movement, with a new leader.

The NAACP has been around for 108 years, and is credited with historic social justice victories against segregation, separate but equal schooling and voter suppression. In order to stay relevant itself for an evolving civil rights movement, the organization's national board announced

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