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Bayard Rustin [electronic resource] : American dreamer / Jerald Podair.

Author/Creator:
Podair, Jerald E., 1953-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (192 p.)
Series:
African American history series (Lanham, Md.)
The African American history series
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African American pacifists -- Biography.
African American gay men -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963.
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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
Contents:
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
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-164) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-49661-1
9786612496615
0-7425-6480-0
OCLC:
301746157