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President's Cabinet Award



Executive Director of National Urban League for ten years, 1961-1971.


A leader in the area of human relations in a critical and trying period of our history, a man who has chosen to act rather than accuse, who has put progress ahead of popularity, Whitney M. Young, Jr. is a man whose steadfast leadership has opened the door to the American dream for countless citizens.

It is with great pleasure that I present to you this citation and medal and I hereby declare you recipient of the President's Cabinet Award.

University of Detroit

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