Julian Bond

GOLETA, CA - DECEMBER 06: Julian Bond attends the 'Selma' and the Legends Who Paved the Way gala at Bacara Resort on December 6, 2014 in Goleta, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dead At 75

Julian Bond, a major figure in the 1960s civil rights movement who served as a longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75.

08/16/2015

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NAACP Preparing Committee To Search For New CEO

Leaders of the nation’s largest civil rights group pledged to continue fighting for voting rights, health care, a higher minimum wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and CEO.

09/10/2013

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Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond Endorses Marriage Equality

Marylanders for Marriage Equality gain another voice. Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP, is featured in a YouTube ad supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland.

11/01/2011