Archives: Bayard Rustin

The Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin probably is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. But he was nearly marginalized as the organizer and later silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from jobs because he also was an openly gay man. This hour we’ll talk about Rustin, and the documentary chronicling his remarkable life.

The Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin probably is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. But Rustin was nearly marginalized as the organizer and later silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from jobs because he also was an openly gay man. On this hour, we’ll talk about the life of this civil rights pioneer.

Jobs and Freedom: A New Look at the March on Washington

Fifty years go, hundreds of thousands gathered for The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Fifty years later, minorities still face disproportionately high unemployment. This hour we’ll talk about a new book that highlights the innumerable contributions of a trade union leader who fought workplace discrimination and engineered the protest.

The Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin probably is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. But Rustin was nearly marginalized as the organizer and later silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from jobs because he also was an openly gay man. On this hour, we’ll talk about the life of this civil rights pioneer

The Life of Civil Rights Pioneer Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin probably is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. But Rustin was nearly marginalized as the organizer and later silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from jobs because he also was an openly gay man. On this hour, we’ll talk about the life of this man.