Horace Julian Bond (born January 14, 1940), is an American social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College he helped establish the SNCC. He was the first President of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Bond left Morehouse in 1961, and returned to complete his BA in English in 1971 at age 31. In 1965, he was one of 8 African Americans elected to the Georgia House of Representatives.
Julian Bond - As protester, politician, scholar, and lecturer, Julian Bond has remained committed to civil rights, economic justice, and peace since the 1950s. Bond played a significant role in the civil rights movement and continued his battle to ensure equality for all Americans during his twenty-year tenure in the Georgia legislature. When Bond retired from the Georgia senate, he had been elected to office more times than any other black Georgian.
Paul Robeson and a very young Julian Bond.
Julian Bond, Charismatic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 75
“Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life,” President Obama said. “Julian Bond helped change this country for the better. And what better way to be remembered than that.”
Learning from the History of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
The Freedom Riders Coordinating Committee was established in Atlanta, Ga (May 26, 1963). A face you might recognize (from his younger days) that was a member of that committee was Julian Bond.
Leroy Johnson(one of the first Black Senators from the state of Georgia) Muhammad Ali & Julian Bond.
Julian Bond, SNCC, 1963.
Julian Bond (born Horace Julian Bond), American social activist & leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, & writer. He was the former chairman of the NAACP, and served 4 terms in GA's House of Representatives & 6 terms in GA's Senate. He was also the 1st president of the Southern Poverty Law Center and helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). A graduate of Morehouse College, he had received over 25 honorary degrees. R.I.P.
Horace Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015) Julian Bond, was an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. At Morehouse College inthe 60's he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and six terms in the Georgia Senate.
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From Facebook - "HBCUstory" page 1/2015. Julian Bond on Jet magazine, 1971.
R.I.P Julian Bond ~ Year after year, the calm, telegenic Bond was one of the nation's most poetic voices for equality, inspiring fellow activists with his words in the 1960s and sharing the movement's vision with succeeding generations as a speaker and academic. He died Saturday at 75.
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HONORED - HILL HARPER, FANTASIA, JULIAN BOND
Julian Bond: Julian Bond was a NAACP chairman. He writes now about the history of the civil rights movement, and the condition of African Americans and the poor.
Julian Bond - All about the button detail #vintageinfluence