Columbus hosts 28th Annual Black History Observance Breakfast | News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- Monday was the 28th Annual
Black History Observance Breakfast, and people throughout Columbus spent their
morning paying tribute to individuals and institutions that work to better our
The highlight of the
breakfast was the inspiring speech given by former U.N. Ambassador, mayor of Atlanta,
and civil rights icon Andrew Young.
He explained that if the
people of Columbus come together, it could make a huge impact on the community.
"If we work together
there are no limits to what we can't do with this community, with state, and with
the world in which we live," Young said.
Young has accomplished
many things in his career, but one of his most impressive is confronting
segregation with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and participating in the movement
that transformed a nation through non-violence.
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