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Flagler hosts civil rights leader Andrew Young at Ideas & Images event

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Sept. 19, 2013

Civil rights activist Andrew Young spoke at Flagler College on Sept. 19 as part of the College’s “Ideas and Images” program.

For photos of the event, click here.

Young, a United States Ambassador to the United Nations, worked under the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and had been highly involved in civil rights protests in St. Augustine. His personal archives are the foundation for Flagler College’s new Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine, an Internet-based multimedia archive documenting the St. Augustine Civil Rights Movement.

“A Conversation with Andrew Young” took place the night after the archives were unveiled at Flagler. To view the archives, go to

"Ideas and Images: Visiting Scholars and Artists Program" features an international composition of artists and authors, introducing a fresh and creative component to the greater St. Augustine community.

Each event is free and open to the public. Call (904) 819-6282 or visit for more information