Interview with Julian Bond, February 27, 2012
Julian Bond was a civil rights activist who held leadership roles in several organizations, including the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He helped organize civil rights activities such as sit-ins, protests, and voter registration drives across Georgia. He also held public office as a member of the Georgia House, and, later, senate. In this interview, Bond discusses his early years, his education at Morehouse College, and his involvement in the civil rights movement, including his activities with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He talks about the racial and political climate in Atlanta in the 1960s. Bond also describes his experience in the political arena as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives and, later, the Georgia senate.
Julian Bond and Bob Short, “Interview with Julian Bond, February 27, 2012,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 4, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/RBRL220ROGP-133.