Civil Rights leader Julian Bond died August 15, 2015, at a hospital in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, after a brief illness. The former student of Martin Luther King Jr. also became instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement, and many believed at one time that he would become the first African American president of the United States.
Bond served as chairman of the NAACP, as well as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives. For your next history paper, discuss the works of Julian Bond and his legacy as a Civil Rights leader. Read more