In this image from the LBJ Presidential Library, from left Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson, Whitney Young, James Farmer attend a meeting on Civil Rights in the Oval

 

              In this image from the LBJ Presidential Library, from left Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson, Whitney Young, James Farmer attend a meeting on Civil Rights in the Oval
In this image from the LBJ Presidential Library, from left Martin Luther King Jr., President Lyndon B. Johnson, Whitney Young, James Farmer attend a meeting on Civil Rights in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 18, 1964, in Washington. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., tells the story of Young’s boldness in dealing with civil rights issues in “The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight For Civil Rights” a documentary airing during Black History Month on PBS’ Independent Lens and shown in some community theaters. (AP Photo/LBJ Presidential Library, Yoichi Okamoto)