The powerbroker whitney young's fight for civil rights pbs
The Powerbroker. One of the most celebrated leaders of the Civil Rights era, Whitney Young helped thousands of people struggling against discrimination by taking the fight directly to those in power. However, because those in power were the same white elite that he shook hands, made deals, and worked with behind the scenes,Feb 18, 2013 The Powerbroker, About Whitney Young, on PBS. The civil rights movement had the socalled big six, but with the passage of time and the temptation to resort to historical shorthand it sometimes seems as if that club of influential black leaders really had only one member, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Powerbroker: Whitney Youngs the powerbroker whitney young's fight for civil rights pbs
About the Film. Whitney Young was one of the most powerful, controversial, and largely forgotten leaders of the civil rights movement, who took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents. PREVIEW.