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us: Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987



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    • found: nuc86-7221: His Affirmative action in an economy ... 1974? (hdg. on NcD rept.: Rustin, Bayard, 1910- ; usage: Bayard Rustin)
    • found: LC data base, 2/19/87 (hdg.: Rustin, Bayard, 1910- )
    • found: Bayard Rustin, 1997: CIP t.p. (Bayard Rustin) galley (Bayard Taylor Rustin; b. Mar. 17, 1912; d. Aug. 24, 1987)
    • found: New York times, 8/25/87 (Bayard Rustin; b. Mar. 17, 1912; d. Aug. 24, 1987)
    • found: Washington post, 8/25/87 (Bayard Rustin; b. Mar. 17, 1912; d. Aug. 24, 1987)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed June 5, 2013 (Bayard Rustin; Mar. 17, 1912--Aug. 24, 1987) was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence, and gay rights; Born: Mar. 17, 1912, West Chester, Penn.; Died: Aug. 24, 1987 (aged 75), Manhattan, New York; Organizations: Fellowship of Reconciliation, Congress of Racial Equality, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Social Democrats, USA (National Chairman), A. Philip Randolph Institute (President))
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 12, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rustin, Bayard; Rustin, Bayard Taylor; civil rights activist, political activist; born 17 March 1912 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; attended Wilberforce University, Ohio; studied at Cheyney State Teachers College, West Chester; attended the City College of New York; organizer for the Young Communist League (YCL), Harlem; appointed, youth secretary, FOR (1942); imprisoned for refusing to appear before his military draft board (1944); released from prison (1947); joined the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE); in March 1960 headed the Committee to Defend Martin Luther King, after the state of Alabama indictment on trumped-up charges of tax evasion and perjury; worked with the World Peace Brigade (1961-1962); in his final decade he became more open about his homosexuality, but did not take an active role in the growing gay rights movement; awarded posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom (2013); died 24 August 1987 in New York, New York, United States)
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