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Million Man Marcher Benjamin Chavis is still being dogged by the sexual harassment charges that prompted his ouster as head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In November 1993, Chavis avoided being sued by his former executive assistant Mary Stansel by promising that the NAACP would pay Stansel $80,000, then another $250,000 if she couldn’t find another job paying at least $80,000 a year within six months. Chavis had fired Stansel in the spring that year, but he pledged to use his connections to find her a new job. In November 1995, D.C. Superior Court Judge Henry Kennedy found that Chavis had not only failed to find Stansel a new job, but that the NAACP had paid her only $4,800 of the $250,000. Stansel had sued to force Chavis and the NAACP to honor the agreement, and Chavis responded by accusing her of “attempting to extract monies from the NAACP to avoid having to work.” Kennedy rejected Chavis’ claim and wrote in his decision that “Chavis obviously miscalculated the degree to which his reputation and prestige could achieve the goal of securing an offer of relatively high level employment for someone whom he did not desire to employ. In retrospect…this may appear to be a remarkably imprudent decision.”