Whitney Young


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Noun1.Whitney Young - United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
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His sister, Corry, has won three state championships and taken 10 Whitney Young girls teams to state.
Stokely Carmichael, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young, as they decided to challenge the reasons for US expansion of its involvement in the Vietnam War.
I was thinking about how proud we all are of the Whitney Young basketball team, of their accomplishments on the court and in the classroom," Emanuel said.
Elmore, pushed Kam to audition for the All City Youth Choir at Whitney Young, where she excelled.
Note: The author of this article is coauthor of 30 Days to Empathy (2013), a book written with his teacher and 29 classmates in Honors Interdisciplinary Writing class at Chicago's Whitney Young Magnet High School.
Smith averaged nearly nine points per game as a junior, and Brooks played the best game of his career - 32 points on 7-for-13 shooting from the three-point line - against nationally ranked Whitney Young in December.
Equally affecting are two of Steinmetz's most serious challengers: Nova Venerable from Oak Park/River Forest High School, and Nate Marshall from Whitney Young Magnet High School.
Philip Randolph, founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; and Whitney Young of the National Urban League.
RCGA has completed the rehabilitation of over 6,400 apartment units for low and middle income residents in New York City and throughout New York State through OMNI including Baisley Apartments in Queens; Thesalonica in the Bronx; The Noble Drew Plaza in Brooklyn; Whitney Young in Yonkers; Admiral Halsey in Poughkeepsie; and The Courtyard Garden in Hempstead.
In addition to honors from AFP, Simms received the Whitney Young Medallion for outstanding dedication and service to the Urban League movement (1992), the Henry Rosso Award from the Center on Philanthropy (1995), and an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Martin University (Indianapolis, Ind.
El Camino edged out Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, which placed second, and Waukesha West High School in Wisconsin, which earned third.
WHEN ANGELA VASQUEZ AND OTHER STUDENTS in the deaf education program at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago heard that four of the 10 teachers in their program were being laid off because of budget cuts, they were angry, frustrated and sad.