Bayard Rustin, Civil Rights and Gay Rights Pioneer
January 17, 2011 5:02 PM Subscribe
Bayard Rustin was an important civil rights activist, the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and an invaluable strategist to Martin Luther King, Jr. Despite opposition relating to his status as an openly gay man, he continued to contribute throughout his life to the struggle for racial equality and later, for gay and lesbian equality.
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