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Dennis Courtland Hayes (born January 29, 1951) was General Counsel as well as the interim President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 2005 and from 2007 to 2008. During his time as interim CEO, Hayes criticized President George W. Bush's Social Security reform proposals[1] and Major League Baseball's recruitment efforts of black baseball players.[2]

Dennis Courtland Hayes
President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Acting
In office
2005–2005
Preceded byKweisi Mfume
Succeeded byBruce S. Gordon
In office
2007–2008
Preceded byBruce S. Gordon
Succeeded byBenjamin Jealous
Personal details
Born
Dennis Courtland Hayes

(1951-01-29) January 29, 1951 (age 68)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Alma materIndiana University

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Associated Press (12 April 2005). "Black Officials See Social Security 'Race Card'". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 September 2014.
  2. ^ The Associate Press (4 July 2007). "N.A.A.C.P. Wants More From Selig". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 September 2014.

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