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POLITICALLY SPEAKING: H. Julian Bond, a leader of the Civil Rights Movement and chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,  held an informal discussion with students, staff and faculty titled "The Sate of Contemporary Black Politics" April 11 in World Music Hall. Bond served as a democratic member in the Georgia House of Representatives for four terms and serves as a commentator for radio's Byline and The Today Show. (Photo by Olivia Bartlett)

Bond encouraged the audience to ask questions about the upcoming election. The talk was sponsored by the Center for African American Studies as part of its 15th annual Distinguished Lecture Series.
Bond first spoke at Wesleyan in 1968 when he was given an honorary degree. The arm band he's wearing represents the number of deaths from the Vietnam War. (Photo by William Van Saun)