Whitney Young, Jr. speech, “March for Jobs and Freedom”

Speaker: Whitney Young, Jr
Delivered On: 8/28/1963
Place: Washington DC
Subject: March on Washington for Jobs and
Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963.

Civil rights movements–United States–History–20th Century.
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Description: Whitney Young, Jr., leader of the Urban League, was a march organizer. Young’s remarks
set the stage for a long afternoon of self-conscious addresses.
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