1974-1989 - President of the NACCP Atlanta chapter.
1971-1979 - President of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
1975-1986 - Member of the Georgia Senate.
April 9, 1977 - Hosts "Saturday Night Live."
1980-1997 - Hosts the show "America's Black Forum."
April 2, 1985 - Is arrested outside the South African Embassy while protesting against apartheid.
1986 - Loses election for U.S. House of Representatives to John Lewis.
March 1987 - Bond's estranged wife, Alice, makes public accusations that Bond and other Atlanta public figures are cocaine users. She later retracts her statements.
1990 - Is ordered to pay $2,000 a month in child support to Deborah Kaye Moore after acknowledging he is the father of her daughter, Mia Moore.
1992-2012 - Professor at the University of Virginia teaching courses on civil rights.
1998-2010 - Chairman of the NAACP.
2002 - Receives the National Freedom Award.