Andrew Young headlines black history program at Dunwoody Elementary

Former Atlanta mayor and U.N. ambassador Andrew Young will speak to students at Dunwoody Elementary School on Friday as part of the school’s Black History Month programming.

According to a district release, Young will speak to students at 12:15 p.m. Friday. The theme of the talks is historically black colleges and universities, in keeping with a national theme of “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories.” Young, 83, is a graduate of Howard University of Washington, D.C.

Morehouse College alumnus Angelo Taylor, 37, a four-time Olympic medalist who won the 400-meter hurdles at the 2000 and 2008 Olympics, will speak to the students at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.