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Bayard Rustin

Jerald E. Podair

Bayard Rustin

American dreamer

by Jerald E. Podair

  • 40 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Pub. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rustin, Bayard, -- 1912-1987,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • African American civil rights workers -- Biography,
  • African American pacifists -- Biography,
  • African American gay men -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerald Podair.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesAfrican American history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.R93 P63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16901114M
    ISBN 10074254513X
    ISBN 109780742545137
    LC Control Number2008025176
    OCLC/WorldCa231680328

    Bayard Rustin was one of the most complex and interesting of the black intellectuals during a period of dramatic change in America. He is perhaps best known as the organizer of the march on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his memorable "I Have a Dream" speech. Although Rustin headed no civil rights organization, during most of his career he was a moral and tactical 5/5(1). I Must Resist makes for inspiring reading."—John D'Emilio, author of Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin "A vital addition to the history of the civil rights movement by an exceptionally determined, vital and creative force who was invaluable to Martin Luther King Jr and A. Philip Randolph among many others."--Nat Hentoff.

    Bayard Rustin was an early and incalculably important force behind the U.S. Civil Rights movement of the Twentieth Century. Although his contributions to the movement remain largely unrecognized by the general public to this day, he was of invaluable assistance to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many of the other well-known heroes of the era. Bayard Rustin () was a leading strategist of the Civil Rights Movement. Rustin organized the March on Washington and it was Rustin’s understanding and teaching of non-violence and unwavering commitment to non-discrimination that became the framework through which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead.

    Bayard Rustin, shown in New York in , tutored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the use of nonviolent resistance. He was openly gay, and his life and legacy were often subject to derision. Get this from a library! I must resist: Bayard Rustin's life in letters. [Bayard Rustin; Michael G Long] -- Presents the life and accomplishments of the nonviolent civil rights activist who organized the March on Washington through a collection of over one hundred fifty of his letters.


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Bayard Rustin was an adviser to Martin Luther King Jr. and the organizer behind the March on Washington. And though he was gay, his legacy remains little known among many in the LGBTQ community. A vividly rendered life of a critical figure in the African- American struggle for civil rights.

Bayard Rustin, writes New Yorker staff writer Anderson (This Was Harlem, ), was a man of sometimes contradictory parts—so much so that at his funeral service a friend described Rustin () as ``a Quaker without an ounce of goodyness; an ex-communist without a trace of vindictiveness; a Author: Jervis Anderson.

Bayard Rustin: American Dreamer (The African American Experience Series series) by Jerald Podair. The Bayard Rustin Coalition (BRC) formed in to honor Bayard Rustin – the heart and soul of the United State’s Civil Rights Movement. Bayard Rustin was Martin Luther King Jr’s mentor, chief organizer, pioneer of the movement’s nonviolent resistance, and the man behind the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, during which.

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Time on two crosses: the collected writings of Bayard Rustin. [Bayard Rustin; Devon W Carbado; Donald Weise] -- In Bayard Rustin taught Martin Luther King Jr. strategies of nonviolence during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, thereby launching the civil rights movement.

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