Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated and controversial leaders of the civil rights era. As executive director of the National Urban League, he took the struggle for equality directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents.
Post-screening discussion will follow, moderated by Keven Guillory, veteran Bay Area journalist. Keven will be speaking with:
- Bonnie Boswell, The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
- Jean Wiley, Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement
- Bruce Hartford, Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement