Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:22 AM
littlemissmartypants (6,966 posts)
THE POWERBROKER: Whitney Young, Jr. ...Watch Independent Lens, PBS - premiering February 18, 2013
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
Young Took the Struggle from the Streets to Boardroom
Civil rights leader Whitney Young, Jr. has no national holiday bearing his name. You won’t find him in most history books. In fact, few today know his name, much less his accomplishments. But he was at the heart of the civil rights movement – an inside man who broke down the barriers that held back African Americans.
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