Andrew Young

Andrew Young International Boulevard. Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Andrew and Walter Young YCMA. Who in the world is Andrew Young?? Andrew Young was elected Atlanta Mayor in 1981 with the support of many Civil Rights Activists such as Coretta Scott King. During his tenure, he was highly acknowledged for […]

On the day the nation remembered the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy‘s assassination, former ambassador and civil rights warrior Andrew Young weighed in on his…

Andrew Young (pictured throughout) has not been in public office since 1990, but his contributions as a politician to the Civil Rights Movement and his…

As recently as the 1960s, there were only a few African-American elected officials in the United States. Now there are thousands, including the mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed. Recently, Roland Martin talked with our mayor about the impressive black mayors of Atlanta who came before him. Watch the interview: RELATED: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed On […]

Martin Luther King III and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young are teaming up to launch an Atlanta-based broadcast TV network aimed at African-American viewers, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Bounce TV, which is being billed as “the nation’s first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network designed exclusively for African-American audiences,” will target viewers ages 25-54with a lineup […]

Fr0m AJC.com: Working on behalf of the Southern Christian Leadership Council, Andrew Young was Mr. Behind the Scenes for much of the civil rights movement, negotiating with white officials, bailing protestors out of jail and representing them in court. “Dr. [Martin Luther] King would not let me go to jail,” Young said recently. “He wanted […]