The VIPP Report: Civil rights leader Julian Bonds dies at the age of 75

naacpphotoJulian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, has died.  The Southern Poverty Law Center says in a statement that Bond died Saturday night in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness. The Nashville, TN native was considered an icon of the 1960s civil rights movement.

Bond is survived by his wife, Pamela Horowitz and five children.  Julian Bond was 75 years old.

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