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Julian Bond ‰ÛÓ Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement

Date:
February 23, 2007
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain NE
Grand Rapids, MI United States

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Organized by:
Celia Said
Phone: 616-234-0177
Email: shesaid3@earthlink.net

Description:

Julian Bond does not shy away from controversy. He takes on the President, the Republicans and even the NAACP, the organization he Chairs. * When he was 25, he was elected to the Georgia Legislature but denied a seat due to his opposition to the Vietnam war. It took U.S. Supreme Court action to seat him. * He was the First African American Nominated to be Vice President of the US. * He is the founding President of the Southern Poverty Law Center. * He once hosted Saturday Night Live and was seen this year on the Colbert Report.

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Students can get in free by using the form available here: https://www.cfimichigan.org/uploads/media/bond-student-signup.pdf

About Julian Bond

President, NAACP

A hero of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond continues to speak out on civil justice, voting rights and equal opportunity for all Americans. When he was 25, he was elected to the Georgia Legislature but denied a seat due to his opposition to the Vietnam war. It took U.S. Supreme Court action to seat him. ! He was the First African American nominated to be Vice President of the U.S. He is the founding President of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He once hosted Saturday Night Live and was seen this year on the Colbert Report.