Remembering an Icon: 10 Things to Know About Julian Bond and His Lifelong Fight for Freedom – Atlanta Blackstar

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Over the weekend, America lost a pioneer in the struggle for civil rights.  Julian Bond, former chairman of the NAACP and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, died on August 15 after a brief illness. Born in 1940, Julian Bond, a graduate of Morehouse College, was a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee …

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