The exhibit and coffee table book that highlights the 10 different eras of the extraordinary life of Ambassador Young
Atlanta, GA - Ambassador Andrew Young has created a significant imprint in American history and has served as a phenomenal role model for generations after him. His humanitarian efforts and influence have spanned the globe. The exhibit: The Many Lives of Andrew Young, is a showcase of different chapters of Ambassador Young’s life and his extraordinary career.
More, an exhibit and book will give guests an in-depth look at the incredible life of Andrew Young. From minister to civil rights hero, to elected congressperson, United Nations Ambassador, and Mayor of Atlanta, Andrew Young has shown repeatedly that opportunities are limitless despite the obstacles that may be in the way.
Friday, March 11, 2022, will be the VIP opening event for the exhibit and will allow the public to view an extensive timeline of the life of Andrew Young. This event will take place at the Millennium Gate and will be accompanied by unveiling a coffee table book about Andrew Young’s life published by NewSouth Books.
At the recent Council for Quality Growth dinner that took place October 14, 2021, the 57th Mayor of Atlanta, Bill Campbell said, “No one has ever used the social gospel to help change America, and then spread that around the world through diplomacy. Ambassador Young returned to Atlanta and changed the city into an international business powerhouse bringing in 55 billion dollars of international investment to our city. He culminated an incredible career by bringing the Olympics to Atlanta.”
He continues, “He has been a dear friend, a mentor, an inspiration, and a superhero. His life is best described by a lion in the play, Man of La Mancha, to be willing to march into hell for a heavenly cause, that is Andy Young.”
With his persistence and intelligence, Ambassador Andrew Young has made his mark in history; this exhibit will emphasize the importance of his great legacy and educate generations about his many efforts in making the world a better place.
Being a predominant figure in the civil rights movement, Andrew Young has stamped himself as an influential individual in African American history and has continued to transcend into greater opportunities as he progressed in life. From marching along with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1957 to being appointed to the United Nations by President Jimmy Carter in 1977, Ambassador Young has opened numerous doors for Black individuals not only in the south but in the world.