Whitney Young


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United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

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We wanted to follow them, like little penguins," said Vasquez, now a senior at Whitney Young, communicating in sign language through an interpreter at Access Living, a disability rights and services group in Chicago.
This encyclopedia has 456 entries (180 original), ranging alphabetically from Edith Abbott (1876-1957) to Whitney Young (1922-1971), with 160 contributors, three appendixes (research guides to resources for historical research, chronologies, and a bibliography), and an index.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Roy Wilkins, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Whitney Young Jr.
This work includes extensive discussion about the influence of African Americans on US foreign policy--from A Philip Randolph, Martin Luther King, and Whitney Young in the 1950s and 1960s to Charles Diggs, Andrew Young, Randall Robinson, and Ronald Dellums in the 1970s and 1980s.
Students who are successful at Whitney Young have always been readers," she says.
Historically, in the matriarchal Negro society," writes former Urban League President Whitney Young, "mothers made sure that if one of their children had a chance for higher education, the daughter was the one to pursue it.
Roy Wilkins, Whitney Young and so many others who suffered verbal abuse, physical violence and imprisonment in the cause of freedom and justice.
ILLINOIS: Rowan Lockwood, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora; Brian Frederick Cohen, Whitney Young Magnet H.
The DeVry University graduates came from 67 Chicago public high schools across the city including Amundsen High School, Benito Juarez Community Academy, Fenger Academy, Harlan Community Academy, Lane Technical High School, Lincoln Park High School, Orr Academy, Prosser Career Academy and Whitney Young Magnet, among others.
Three-pointers made by Churchill's DeShone Brooks during the Lancers' loss to Whitney Young on Dec.
an affiliate of Omni New York LLC and Mill Plain Properties, LLC,--paid $17 million for Whitney Young Manor at 358 Nepperhan Avenue.
Taft, a two-time national champion, scored 38 out of a possible 45 points, followed by Whitney Young Magnet High of Illinois with 37 points and 2002 national champion Waukesha West High of Wisconsin at 36 points.
By June 1967, Herman Ferguson and 17 fellow members of the Jamaica Rifle and Pistol Club were arrested by the New York City Police Department and accused of plotting to kill Whitney Young and Roy Wilkens, the heads of the National Urban League and NAACP, respectively.
Strickland ranks in the top 5 percent of his class at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago.