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Whitney Young
  • Name: Whitney Young
  • Born: 07/31/1921
  • Died: 03/11/1971 (49 years old)

Whitney Moore Young Jr. (July 31, 1921 – March 11, 1971) was an American civil rights leader. He spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination in the United States and turning the National Urban League from a relatively passive civil rights organization into one that aggressively worked for equitable access to socioeconomic opportunity for the historically disenfranchised.

Birth Name: Whitney Moore Young Jr.

Awards: Rockefeller Foundation, Presidential Medal of Freedom

Alias: Whitney Moore Young Jr.

Birth Place: Shelby County, Kentucky, U.S.

Death Place: Lagos, Nigeria

Source: Wikipedia

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