1/14/1940 - 8/15/2015
1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Julian Bond
FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida (AP) — Julian Bond, a U.S. civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, a group that fights discrimination against black people, has died at age 75.
Bond died Saturday night in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after a brief illness, the Southern Poverty Law Center said in a statement Sunday.
The Nashville, Tennessee native was considered a symbol and icon of the 1960s U.S. civil rights movement. As a Morehouse College student, Bond helped found the...