Aug 18, 2015Hot News, State/National News, Top StoriesComments Off on Civil Rights Leader and Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond Dies at 75
Former chairman of the NAACP and lifelong civil rights leader Julian Bond passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced.
Bond served as founding president of the law center in the 1970s.
His wife, Pamela Sue Horowitz, reportedly said the cause of his death had been complications from vascular disease.
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