Whitney M. Young Jr.: Little Known Civil Rights Pioneer


Subject:
Black Resources , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Notable People , Biographies & Famous People , Civil Rights Movement , African Americans , Civil Rights

Description:
This article describes "Whitney M. Young, Jr.'s contributions to the civil rights movement ... [and] his role in making life better for African Americans in the armed forces." Includes biographical material about Young, who was a member of a segregated U.S. Army during World War II, president of the National Urban League, and 1968 recipient of the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. From the U.S. Department of Defense.

Creator:
Williams, Rudi

Publisher:
U.S. Department of Defense

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=43988


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