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.
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.
Civil rights activists Jimmy Hicks, Julian Bond, John Lewis, and Jeremiah X stand across the street from a bombed church where 4 young black girls were killed while attending Sunday school. Birmingham, Alabama, 1963