Unsung Heroes Of Black History: Whitney Young

Movies & TV

By: / February 18, 2013

In honor of Black History Month, VIBE is saluting influential figures who may not appear on any stamps but have made significant contributions to American culture. This week, we place a spotlight on Whitney Young, an influential member of the National Urban League who fought to end employment discrimination in the United States.

If you’ve checked out last week’s tribute to comic book writer Dwayne McDuffie, then you know that this man is a forefather in the fight for equal rights in America.

Here, we list five things that celebrate the life and legacy of Mr. McDuffie.