Whitney M. Young

Whitney M. Young appears in the following:

Whitney Young Provides Depth and Texture to Portrait of Racial Inequality

Friday, February 01, 2013

Whitney Young was one of the most powerful voices calling for achieving racial equality by working within the system.
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Whitney Young

Wednesday, August 10, 1966

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Whitney Young discusses civil rights and social issues. He notes that while the US government spent huge sums of money to aid European countries in the post World War II era, ...


Community Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, December 17, 1964

After City Hall, the celebrations were taken uptown to Harlem.


Health and the Negro

Tuesday, October 06, 1964

Dr. Whitney Young of the National Urban League speaks to an American Public Health Association Luncheon session on African-American health. Young exhorts these medical professionals to begin integrating their boards, staffs, facilities and programs. Makes the argument against segregation and says that we are now in the midst of a ...