The Powerbroker follows Whitney Young’s journey from segregated Kentucky to the national campaign for equal rights. During the turbulent 60s, he was a dilpomat between those in power and those striving for change.
“The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights,” a documentary narrated by Alfre Woodard, chronicles Whitney Young’s civil rights fight of the 1960′s that took him from segregated Kentucky to leader of the National Urban League. The First Lady graduated from the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, IL in 1981. August 27, […]
“Never let another person drag you so low as to hate them.” — Bonnie Bowwell Bonnie Boswell is the executive producer of THE POWERBROKER: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights, airing on PBS’ Independent Lens, February 18, 2013. She graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and holds a master’s degree in […]