Bond, Horace Julian
1940 - He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on the 14th of January.
1957 - He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta.
1960 - Bond was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
1963 - He led student protests against segregation in public facilities in Georgia.
1961 - He served as communications director of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
- With Morris Dees he founded the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a public interest law firm.
1965 - He served as a Democratic member in the Georgia House for four terms.
1971 - He was that Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) president.
- He served as President Emeritus of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
1975 - He served six terms in the Georgia Senate.
1980 - He hosted America's Black Forum and still serves as a commentator for the show.
1987-1990 - He narrated the critically acclaimed PBS series Eyes on the Prize, on the life of New York Congressman Adam Clayton Powell.
1998 - He was Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
1999 - Bond received a LL.D. from Bates College.
2007 - Bond retired from teaching at Virginia.
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