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Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington

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Celebrate Pride month and join us to explore the life and impact of Bayard Rustin, a civil rights leader and openly gay man. Talk to one of the co-authors of Troublemaker for Justice, Michael G. Long, and dig into Rustin’s adherence to non-violence and civil disobedience, and his belief in the value of community organizing. Also learn how Rustin’s sexuality, was criminalized at the time, impacted his work and legacy.

This event was held on June 6, 2021. To explore now, check out the book Troublemaker for Justice.

 

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