Q&A: Salem-Keizer NAACP elects first new president in a decade

The Salem-Keizer branch of the NAACP will have a newly elected president for the first time in 10 years. Come January, Reginald Richardson, Sr. will take over the role, following the decade-long tenure of Benny Williams. 

The Statesman Journal spoke with Richardson about his previous experiences and plans for his new role.

Read the full interview here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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