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Bayard Rustin [electronic resource] : American dreamer / Jerald Podair.
Podair, Jerald E., 1953-
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2009.
1 online resource (192 p.)
African American civil rights workers
African American pacifists
African American gay men
Civil rights movements
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963
Rustin, Bayard 1912-1987
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 Washington, D.C.)
African American history series (Lanham, Md.)
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The African American history series
Bayard Rustin was a unique twentieth-century American radical voice. A homosexual, World War II draft resister, and ex-communist, Rustin made enormous contributions to the civil rights, socialist, labor, peace, and gay rights movements in the United States, despite being viewed as an ""outsider"" by fellow activists. Author Jerold Podair also includes excerpts from Rustin's writings, speeches, letters, and statements, allowing the reader to gain firsthand interaction with one of the most important civil rights leaders-and one of the most important radical leaders-in twentieth-century American
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-164) and index.
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Contents; Chronology; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Shadow Man; Chapter 01. Voice of Protest, 1912-1946; Chapter 02. Toward Peace and Racial Justice, 1946-1963; Chapter 03. The March on Washington, 1963; Chapter 04. Coalition Politics and Its Limits, 1963-1969; Chapter 05. The Humanist, 1969-1987; Conclusion: Rustin's American DreamsDeath; Documents; Bibliographic Essay; Index; About the Author
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