Remembering Longtime Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond & The Critical Years Of The Civil Rights Movement

**FILE** This July 8, 2007 file photo shows NAACP Chairman Julian Bond addressing the civil rights organization's annual convention in Detroit. Bond says he will not seek re-election as chairman, a post he has held since 1998. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)August 20, 2015 – Segment 1

Our guest host for the first hour is Dr. Lawrence Brown, public health consultant and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University. We begin the show by remembering longtime Civil Rights leader Julian Bond, who died Sunday, and looking back at 1965 and 1966, which were critical years of the movement.

The panel of guests includes: Betty Robinson, former member of SNCC, co-editor of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts of Women in SNCC, and 2003 Open Society Institute Community Fellow; and Judy Richardson, former member of SNCC, filmmaker who worked on Eyes on the Prize, co-editor of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC, and board member of the SNCC Legacy Committee.

Written by Marc Steiner

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