Honorary Chair Announced

Ambassador Andrew Young Jr. has agreed to serve as honorary chair for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Ballot Boxes Speech. Ambassador Young joined Dr. King on his visit to Kingstree in 1966 and was a valued member of Dr. King’s inner circle. Ambassador Young was an activist for the civil rights movement in the 1960s and later became a member of Congress, mayor of Atlanta and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The planning committee for this event is extremely honored and grateful for Ambassador Young’s willingness to serve as the event’s honorary chair. To learn more about Ambassador Young, visit the Andrew J. Young Foundation website.