Nonviolent Activist, Civil Rights StrategistBayard Rustin

1910-1987

Bayard Rustin became a close adviser to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and he was the chief organizer of MLK’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He was the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Bayard Rustin – Spartacus Education

Bayard Rustin Biography

 

 

 

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