Andrew Young reflects on March on Washington - KMSP-TV

Black History Month on FOX 5 Atlanta

Andrew Young reflects on March on Washington

Posted: Updated:
Ambassador Andrew Young brought the March on Washington back to life for students at Jean Young Middle School. Ambassador Andrew Young brought the March on Washington back to life for students at Jean Young Middle School.
ATLANTA -

August marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for jobs and freedom.   It was a time of racial unrest that some, mainly children, are still trying to understand.  So, Ambassador Andrew Young brought that history lesson back to life for students at Jean Young Middle School.  

Ambassador Young and other civil rights activists helped organize the march that despite some fears turned out to be one of the most peaceful marches of its era.  

FOX 5's Lisa Rayam talked with Ambassador Young about the experience, and she has the full story.  Click on the video above to watch it.

Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices