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Hall of Fame 2000

Whitney Young, Jr., Lincoln Ridge, KY.

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Mr. Young intensified his call for the end of segregation and discrimination by establishing programs for the African American community that improved race re¬lations. He was the recipient of the highest civilian award, the Medal of Freedom. It was presented to him by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1969.

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Whitney Young, Jr., Lincoln Ridge, KY.

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