Civil rights leader and social activist Julian Bond will speak at Pierce College Puyallup Thursday Oct. 18, the first in the college’s annual Arts and Speakers series.
Bond will offer a lecture titled “Race to the White House: The Politics of Civil Rights.” His presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the college’s Arts and Allied Health Theatre, 1601 39th Ave. S.E., Puyallup.
Bond, 72, helped to establish the influential Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the 1960s. He served in the Georgia legislature and as president of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was chairman of the NAACP.
Tickets are $10 for general admission, and $5 for Pierce College students with I.D. Call 253-840-8416 for information.