Bayard Rustin: The Man Who Organized The March On Washington

August 27, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Cheryl Corley, article courtesy of NPR.Org The trailblazing strategist behind the 1963 March on Washington will this year be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. That's a long way from the days when civil rights activists counted on Bayard Rustin's hard work, but tried to push him aside because he was gay. For 60 years, Rustin fought for peace and equal rights — demonstra...

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