Civil Rights Leader JULIAN BOND Dies At Age 75

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The passing of civil right activist Julian Bond has affected many in all communities: political, social, religious and otherwise. And, if anyone is deserving of a goodbye and sentiment: “rest in power,” it certainly would be Bond as everything about Julian Bond was indeed “Bond”: his life, his ties, and his word.

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A lifelong civil rights leader, Julian Bond’s name and presence stood at the front lines of ending apartheid, segregation and championing civil rights, education, voting rights, marriage equality and a plethora of causes and stances in the fight and plight of the human condition and rights.

“Justice and equality was the mission that spanned his life – from his leadership of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to his founding role with the Southern Poverty Law Center, to his pioneering service in the Georgia legislature and his steady hand at the helm of the NAACP. “Michelle and I have benefited from his example, his counsel, and his friendship – and we offer our prayers and sympathies to his wife, Pamela, and his children.”  –President Obama

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Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate!” was a