Whitney Young at the White House, 1964
|Born||Whitney Moore Young Jr.
(1921-07-31)July 31, 1921
Shelby County, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||March 11, 1971(1971-03-11) (aged 49)
|Monuments||Whitney Young Memorial Bridge, Clark Atlanta University School of Social Work, Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, Whitney Young High School in Chicago, Whitney M. Young High School in Cleveland, and many other schools|
|Other names||Whitney Young|
|Alma mater||Kentucky State University, MIT, University of Minnesota|
|Organization||National Association of Social Workers, National Urban League|
|Movement||National Urban League, American Civil Rights Movement, March on Washington, National Association of Social Workers,
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
|Awards||Rockefeller Foundation Grant, Presidential Medal of Freedom|
Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Liberalism seems to be related to the distance people are from the problem.
Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.