NAACP Chairman to Speak at WSU

OGDEN, Utah – Longtime civil rights advocate and NAACP Chairman Julian Bond will speak at Weber State University on Feb. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater.

Bond, who has served as chairman of the NAACP since 1998, is currently a professor of history at the University of Virginia. A founding member of the historic civil rights group, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Bond went on to serve for more than 20 years in the Georgia General Assembly. Bond will offer insights into his life, social injustice, and his personal involvement with the civil rights movement dating back to 1960.

Bond’s lecture is free to the public, however a ticket is required. Free tickets can be obtained at the information desk in the Shepherd Union Building.

Bond’s visit is part of WSU’s Convocations Lecture Series and coincides with Black History Month.

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Contact:
Tara Peris, Student Involvement
801-626-7334 • taraperis@weber.edu
Author:
Gentry Reinhart, office of Media Relations
801-626-7295 • GentryReinhart@weber.edu