1. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
Bond, the beloved civil rights activist, teacher and politician, died Sunday August 16 at the age of 75. One of the founding members of The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Southern Poverty Law Center and former chairman of the NAACP, Bond’s career spanned decades. He worked tirelessly for equal rights for minorities and built a legacy fighting for equality. Click through for more photos of his life.
2. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
Portrait of Julian Bond, 1965.
3. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
1972: Headshot of American civil rights activist and legislator Julian Bond speaking at the Democratic National Convention.
4. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
1981: National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People.(From left) Gracia Hillenan, Julian Bond, Benjamin Solomon, Joe Madison (standing).
5. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
1980: American politician and future head of NAACP Julian Bond stands in front of a curtain under a bleacher at Madison Square Garden during the 1980 Democratic National Convention, New York, New York, August 11-14 1980
6. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
1998: Dr. Julian Bond is seen during part of his teaching day at UVA. Bond retired from teaching to chair the NAACP in 1998.
7. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
April 5, 1998: Julian Bond is seen discussing the legacy of Martin Luther King during NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
8. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
2012: Bond is seen with Jesse Jackson at the Bond Gala in New York City.
9. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
2013: Julian Bond and Michael Brune are seen protesting against Keystone XL Pipeline at Lafayette Park on February 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.
10. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
2000: US President Bill Clinton (L) shakes hands with NAACP chairman Julian Bond (R) at the 91st Convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13 July, 2000 in Baltimore, Maryland.
11. Julian Bond, 1940-2015Source:Getty
Julian Bond and Barack Obama during The 36th Annual NAACP Image Awards Show.
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