Former NAACP Chair On The Continuing Struggle Of Civil Rights

Jan 13, 2014

Former NAACP national chair Julian Bond was part of the original Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

Julian Bond joins Steve Kraske to talk about civil rights, past and present.

In the second part of Monday's Up to Date, we talk with him about his involvement in civil rights and how it’s still relevant in today’s climate. We also get his impressions of Obama’s presidency. 


  • Julian Bond, founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and former national chair for the NAACP.

HEAR MORE: Julian Bond speaks at noon Tuesday at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference community luncheon at the Sheraton Crown Center, 2345 McGee in Kansas City, Mo. Tickets are $60 and are available online at or at 816-241-8100.