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Articles on Atlanta History

Andrew Young

(b. 1932)

In MLK’s inner circle, Andrew Young was the refined diplomat. Read More

Andrew and Walter Young Celebrate a YMCA Milestone

The brothers celebrate a century of family involvement with the YMCA

In the segregated South where the brothers Young grew up, the YMCA was much more than a place to work out. With restaurants, hotels, auditoriums, and convention centers off-limits to blacks, the Y—which was not integrated until 1963—served as a gathering place for meetings, concerts, and educational programs. Read More