March 12, 1932 Andrew Jackson Young, pastor, politician, diplomat and civil rights leader, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Young earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Dentistry at Howard University in 1951 and a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Hartford Seminary in 1955. In 1960, he joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and in […]
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By Chimsima Zuhri on March 12, 2012 in African American History, Author, Civil Rights, March, Politics, Religion
Tags: diplomat, Georgia State University, Hartford Seminary, Howard University, Mayor, Morehouse College, NAACP Spingarn Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, United Nations
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