A dozen years ago, Andy Roddick was the number one men’s tennis player in the world — the last American male to hold that title, and the last to win a Grand Slam singles event. Today he’s a TV sports commentator, and a philanthropist whose namesake foundation is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary.
Julian Bond, an activist, academic, author and true icon of the civil rights movement, died Saturday, August 15, at the age of 75. He helped found the SNCC and led both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the NACCP. Mr. Bond appeared on Overheard in 2011.