Film & Discussion: The Powerbroker - Whitney Young's Fight of Civil Rights

When & Where
Museum of African Diaspora
685 Mission Street at 3rd
San Francisco, CA
January 21, 2013 - 2:00pm
Contact
415 358 7200

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