Whitney Young

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Noun1.Whitney Young - United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
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Civil rights leader, Whitney Moore Young, Jr once said "It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
A civil rights leader who urged African Americans to work within the system, Whitney Moore Young, as executive director of the National Urban League from 1961 to 1971, played a leading role in persuading America's corporate elite to provide better opportunities for African Americans.