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HBCU NOTABLE / June 2022
Howard University' Andrew J. Young Jr., 55th Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Howard University' Andrew J. Young Jr., 55th Mayor of Atlanta, GA

Howard University’ Andrew J. Young Jr. is a politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor, Young was an early leader in the civil rights movement, serving as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and a close confidant of Martin Luther King, Jr. Young later became active in politics, serving as a U.S. Congressman from Georgia, United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Carter Administration, and 55th Mayor of Atlanta.

Young attended Dillard University for one year before graduating from Howard University.. He then earned a divinity degree from Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

SOURCE: Andrew Young, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Andrew_Young&oldid=1084979888 (last visited May 11, 2022).

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