MORE ABOUT JULIAN BOND
- 1940Birth of Horace Julian BondJanuary 14, 1940 in Nashville, TN.
- 1960Creation of SNCCHe helped to form the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
- 1965Georgia State LegislatureElected to the Georgia House of Representatives but was barred from taking his seat. This decision was eventually overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
- 1968Vice President NominationFirst Black man to have his name entered into nomination for Vice President of the United States by a major party. He quickly declined as he was only 28 and not 35 as the Constitution requires.
- 1971President of SPLCServed as the first president of the Southern Povery Law Center.