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  • "Of interest are letters, 2009 Feb. 27, from NAACP Board member Leon Russell informing Bond of being awarded the Spingarn Medal for 2008, a letter from Nancy Pelosi congratulating Bond on the successful 98th NAACP convention; a letter to Howard Dean concerning Michigan and Florida representation at the Democratic National Convention and a miscalculation by the Obama campaign; a speech by Bond at the dedication of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial in Richmond, Va.; a speech by Bond about growing up at Lincoln University; a speech by Bond on the implacations for the United States of Obama's election "Current '09 Civil rights speech"; an article by Bond "We must persevere" in "Teaching tolerance"; a speech by Bond "In Katrina's wake: racial implications of the New Orleans disaster"; and Elizabeth Gritter's interview with Julian Bond in "Southern Cultures" magazine; a CBS news interview (Curic & Co.) "10 questions for Julian Bond on Civil Rights"; and a copy of the 1968 Georgia Convention Challenge [to Lester Maddox]"
  • "The collection also contains photographic highlights from the 98th annual convention of the NAACP, 2007; a preliminary report from the NAACP National Voter Fund Empowerment 2008 GOTV program, 2009; a file from the 2009 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 which includes material on Julian Bond as a poet, particularly a letter from Esta Seaton and a presentation by Neil Graves; addresses by Martin Kilson on "The Afro-americanization of Lincoln University: Horace Mann Bond's legacy 1945-1957, and "Growing up in two small black communities: Ambler and Penllyn, Pa.; a report "Analytical notes & data on the history of Lincoln University" also by Kilson; a report "The new face of Jim Crow: voter suppression in America" by People for the American Way Foundation, 2006?; opening and closing statements from a Miller Center debate on "The future of affirmative action"; an article "The body, sexuality, and self-defense in State vs. Joan Little, 1974-1975" by Genna Rae McNeil; an interview with Willie Ricks/Mukasa Dada; a report "The modern civil rights movement in Petersburg, Virginia"; a speech by Jack Nelson on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Division (L.A. Times?); a speech by Hasan Kwame Jeffries "SNCC, black power, and independent political party organizing in Alabama, 1964-1966; an article "Just give us a light: freedom school newspapers for intellectual liberation during Mississippi's 1964 Freedom Summer; an article "Jeremiah Wright in the propaganda system" by Edward S. Herman and David Peterson; and a report on the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court , by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People."
  • "The papers contain speeches, news clippings, photographs, miscellaneous printed materials, and honorary degrees including a Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Loyola University, New Orleans (2007), and a Doctorate of Public Service from the George Washington University (2008) as well as the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Hero of Love award, 2009. Bill Clinton appears in one of the photographs. There is also a photograph of Charles Evers and James Meredith."
  • "Also of interest is program for the funeral service of Julia Washington Bond; a compact disk "A conversation with Julian Bond," 2008; a dlsk of photographs of the 1007 NAACP Convention and a signed photograph of Jimmy Hoffa."

  • "Clippings"
  • "History"
  • "Letters (Correspondence)"
  • "Reports"
  • "Aerial photographs"
  • "Speeches"
  • "Press releases"

  • "Julian Bond papers"