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An Easy Burden
The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America

By (author) Andrew YoungForeword by Quincy Jones


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A personal account of America’s civil rights movement by a prominent insider.


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Andrew Young was born in New Orleans in 1932. In 1960, he joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He served as its executive director from 1964 to 1970. He was elected to three terms in Congress and two terms as Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. He was the first African American to be appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.


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