Rev. Al Sharpton Statement on Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond

Al Sharpton

NEW YORK – Rev. Al Sharpton, president and founder of the National Action Network (NAN), released the following statement on the death of lifelong civil rights leader and former NAACP board chairman Julian Bond.

“National Action Network (NAN) mourns the loss of civil rights leader and former NAACP board chairman Julian Bond, a trailblazer for equality and inclusion. As one who came out of the immediate generation after him, I grew up admiring and studying the work of Julian Bond and the country has lost a champion for human rights. The work of Mr. Bond will be missed but not forgotten as we march forward for civil rights.”

Julian Bond
Julian Bond

2 thoughts on “Rev. Al Sharpton Statement on Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond”

  1. a great leader has passed, and believe it or not most young black and other minority people he fought for took advantage of the chance we were given. you never see the racist ones speak of the accomplishments that black men have made, example the black race went from slavery to the white house in about 150 years and all the black mayors and other government officials, students in top colleges, black business, they all got to where they are through skill and hard

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