Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #36

Couple: Carolyn Watson and Andrew Young

Date of Wedding:  March 28, 1996

Place: Home of U.S. Ambassador to South Africa James Joseph (Cape Town, South Africa)

Officiant: Reverend McKinley Young (head of AME Church in South Africa)

Fun facts

Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu gave a blessing after the ceremony.

The couple honeymooned at the Sun City gambling resort, the Kruger National Park Game Reserve, and Victoria Falls.

The bride wore an off-shoulder eggshell-colored lace caftan designed by Dali Tambo, son of African National Congress leader Oliver Tambo.

The couple took their vows again in the United States two months after their South African wedding ceremony.

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