Veteran Civil Rights Campaigner Julian Bond Dies At 75
The former NAACP board chair and Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder died Saturday night. He was 75 years old.By Sebastian Martinez | August 16, 2015
Long-time civil rights campaigner Julian Bond has died.
Bond served as chairman of the NAACP, and as a young advocate, co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center, which not only supports racial equality issues, but other civil rights issues like the LGBT movement. (Video via Southern Poverty Law Center)
"Gay and lesbian rights are not special rights in any way. It isn't special to be free from discrimination. It is an ordinary, universal entitlement of citizenship," Bond told the Human Rights Campaign.