Smiley gets NAACP's Gordon

Tavis Smiley scores an interview tonight on PBS with Bruce Gordon, who resigned Sunday after just nineteen months as head of the NAACP. "A 64 person board under any scenario is an unwieldy entity to govern," he tells Smiley. "Purely on the surface, the numbers work against us being very effective. But let me be very clear. There are members of our board who are long-term committed members of the association, committed to civil rights. They’re bright, they’re talented, they’re active. And I enjoyed a very productive working relationship with them. It’s just that I didn’t have enough." It airs at 11 pm on KCET.

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