The University of Virginia invites the community to join in a celebration of Julian Bond. Bond, a longtime civil rights leader who is also chairman emeritus of the NAACP and a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia. He retired from teaching at U.Va. in May 2012 after teachng for 20 years.
In this community celebration hear from U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan, Virginia Senator Henry L. Marsh (D-Richmond), and from Julian Bond himself. He shares in a conversation with longtime colleague Phyllis Leffler of U.Va.’s Corcoran Department of History who he collaborated with on the “Explorations in Black Leadership” series. U.Va.’s Black Voices and the Knightengales Choir from Charlottesville High School also perform. A screening of Eduardo Montes-Bradley’s film about Julian Bond isn’t included in this post.