Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Celebration: MLK Jr. Lecture

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Summary Sentence: Julian Bond, civil rights activist and former NAACP chairman, will speak at the annual MLK Jr. Lecture.

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The Office of Institute Diversity will open the 2015 Georgia Tech Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration with a keynote address from Julian Bond.  Horace Julian Bond , known as Julian Bond, is an American social activist and leader in theCivil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

He was the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later to six terms in the Georgia Senate, having served a combined twenty years in both legislative chambers. From 1998 to 2010, he was chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.




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General, Student Life, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Multicultural Competence Certificate

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