Horace Julian Bond 

(son of Julia Bond, Class of 1929)

Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015) was an American social activist and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later to six terms in Georgia State Senate, having served a combined twenty years in both legislative chambers. From 1998 to 2010, he was chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Julian Bond's maternal grandparents, George and Daisy Washington, were both graduates of Fisk University. His mother, Julia Bond, received a degree from Fisk University in 1929 and his father taught at Fisk.





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