The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights should seek the resignation of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board's executive director because under his leadership the beard has failed to appoint a black member, a black investment banker charged.

"In my opinion, the current executive director lacks the vision and leadership skills necessary to create the diversity needed for inclusion." Napoleon Brandford 3d wrote in a Sept. 9 letter to Mary Frances Berry, chairman of the civil rights commission.

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