The former Congressman, Atlanta mayor and veteran of the civil rights movement served as President Jimmy Carter's U.N. Ambassador and was a key figure in Atlanta's bid for the 1996 Olympics.
COURTING CORPORATE CONTROVERSY
• Corporate activities questioned • Under fire for 'Goodworks' in Nigeria
• 'Nike drops the ball' • Groveling for Neocons? • Moving away from MLK?
• Quits Wal-Mart work over racial remarks • Ripped for defending Mugabe
• Criticized as 'The Shameless Son' • In defense of Young