Kent State University Remembers Julian Bond

Julian Bond, an iconic figure from the 1960s civil rights movement, has passed away. He was 75.

Bond will be remembered as a champion of equal rights who dedicated his life to justice and peace.

Kent State University had the honor of Bond serving as the keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration back in January.

Watch here for highlights from his speech.

The New York Times reports that Bond passed away at his home in Fort Walton Beach, FLa. from complications of vascular disease.

POSTED: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 4:19pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 4:21pm
Kristin Anderson