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In Memory of Julian Bond

We at the University of Virginia’s Alumni & Parent Engagement grieve with you as we remember the Civil Rights Legend, Julian Bond, in light of his passing on August 15, 2015. We remember Julian Bond as a passionate teacher and leader here at the University of Virginia, always willing to give back by sharing his […]

Lessons of Civil Rights Movement Still Relevant

by Alberta Phillips Posted in the Austin-American Statesman Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Over the years, I’ve studied the civil rights movement, reading such books as Taylor Branch’s “Parting the Waters” and watching documentaries such as “Eyes on the Prize.” And last month, I was fortunate to hear from some of the heroes of the movement […]