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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, March 17, 2019

The Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice is presenting a special screening of Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin followed by intimate conversation between his partner Walter Naegle & Chief Activist Robt Seda-Schreiber at BRCSJ HQ, 21 Wiggins St….

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Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Man, Friday, February 20, Princeton Theological Seminary

Join writer-director Carla Alleyne and her tremendous cast in a timely expose of the struggles, activism, and transcendence of Bro. Bayard Rustin at the Princeton Theological Seminary, Gambrell Room, Scheide Hall, Friday, February 20, 7-9 pm. The Invisible Man is…

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Freedom Summer’s Medal of Freedom Winners

Just posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, who were killed as they participated in the 1964 Freedom Summer drive to register black voters in Mississippi.  “Their deaths shocked the nation and their efforts helped to…

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Better Late than Never: Bayard Rustin Part I

THE PROOF THAT ONE TRULY BELIEVES IN IS ACTION Better Late than Never. On November 20, 2013, 101 years after his birth, 50 years after his organizing the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice and 26 years after his…

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Better Late Than Never: Bayard Rustin Part II

In celebration of Bayard Rustin’s having been awarded a posthumous Medal of Freedom, here is part of what Ann Yasuhara  wrote for his 100th birthday for the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers) event. There were underlying dreams that lasted throughout BRs adult…

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