Ambassador Andrew Young
Civil Rights Icon and close aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Former Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia Congressman and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
After John Hope Bryant’s presentation, Young spoke to PTM fellows via Bryant’s iPhone and prayed with the group and Rev. Dr. Cecil Murray.
Young served as president of the National Council of Churches USA, was a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and was a supporter and friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since leaving political office in 1989, Young has founded or served in a large number of organizations founded on public policy, political lobbying and international relations, with a special focus on Africa.
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The podcast can be downloaded for FREE from iTunes U. Audio has been edited for sound quality and content.
The Passing the Mantle Clergy and Lay Leadership Institute, now part of the newly launched USC Cecil L. Murray Center for Community Engagement, provides vision and practical training for the next generation of African American clergy and lay leaders. PTM was made possible by grant support from The James Irvine Foundation.