The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
co-presented with Itvs Community Cinema
Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated, and controversial, leaders of the civil rights era. The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. Young had the difficult tasks of calming the fears of white allies,… Show more
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