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Sun, 06.26.2005

Bruce Gordon Becomes NAACP’s President

Bruce Gordon

On this date in 2005, the NAACP chose Bruce Gordon as its next national president and chief executive officer.

Gordon is a retired executive with Verizon Telecommunication Inc. The final vote to confirm him was held at the NAACP July 2005 national convention in Milwaukee.  He resigned in 2007.

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