Beyond Racism

By: Whitney M. Young Jr.

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Whitney Young Jr., 1921 - 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.On March 11, 1971, Whitney Young drowned while swimming with friends in Lagos, Nigeria, where he was attending a conference sponsored by the African-American Institute. President Nixon sent a plane to Nigeria to collect Young's body and traveled to Kentucky to deliver the eulogy at Young's funeral.

Title: Beyond Racism

Author Name: Whitney M. Young Jr.

Categories: Black Interest, Politics, Signed,

Publisher: NY, McGraw -Hill: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Whitney Young

Seller ID: wmy15

Keywords: CIVIL RIGHTS