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Bond was elected to the Georgia House of

Bond served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1967 to 1975 and in the Georgia Senate from 1975 to 1987. In 1986 he ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the . In addition to his legislative activities, Bond served as the first president of the . He also served as president (1978–89) of the Atlanta chapter of the (NAACP) and then as chairman (1998–2010) of the national organization.Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article.

Julian Bond, a fixture of the 1960s civil rights movement and a persistent warrior in the fight for rights, has died at age 75. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) confirmed the news Sunday , saying the activist and writer had succumbed to an unspecified illness in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Saturday night. Weekly magazine, delivered Daily Newsletter Website access

Bond, ‘‘If Alive Today, He’d Tell Movement to ‘March On,’’’ ,14 1978.Bond, Interview by Milton Viorst, November 1974, RBOH-DHU.

Vernon Dahmer died on Jan. 10, 1966, while defending his family from an attack by the Ku Klux Klan. His work was recognized by the Mississippi Legislature in 2016. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the

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