The rumor mill is lighting up that Ben Chavis is in line to become the next Executive Director of the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP). This comes after the sudden firing this weekend of the recently hired ED David Harris. What is most interesting, if this rumor turns out to be true, is that his short tenure as the ED of the NAACP ended partly because of a settlement connected with a sexual harassment claim.
While there are many things in his background that may give some pause, his working with Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam (sexual harassment allegations) and his involvement with the Wilmington Ten, what should most concern the Democratic Party is the sexual harassment payoffs and allegations that seem to follow him.
You would think that after the sexual harassment troubles the NCDP has gone through recently they would quickly deny this – unless the rumor has validity…
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