Here's the latest in the tag Bayard Rustin

FOF #1313 – Thank You Bayard Rustin

Today we salute one of the leaders of the Civil Rights movement, a fabulous gay black man named Bayard Rustin- the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Sadly, Rustin is largely ignored in the history of equality in this country because of his sexuality, so today we also remember the importance of his influence on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his desire for non-violent protest.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism 11 years ago 5

VIDEO: Bayard Rustin, Unsung Hero

A colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s and the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, Bayard Rustin rarely gets a mention in the history books because he was openly gay, something for which […]

Posted in: Embed, People, Politics & Activism, Videos 11 years ago 0