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Bayard Rustin and the March on Washington: Bayard Rustin: Books and Films

Celebrating Quaker activist Bayard Rustin and his leadership as an organizer of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.

By Bayard Rustin

I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2012.

Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin. San Francisco: Cleis Press, 2003.

Bayard Rustin, the Singer. New York, N.Y.: Bayard Rustin Fund, 1992.

"In Apprehension How Like a God!".  Philadelphia: Young Friends Movement, 1948.

Biographies of Bayard Rustin

Kates, Nancy, Bennett L. Singer, Mridu Chandra, Erik Todd Dellums, Bobby Shepard, and B. Quincy Griffin.  Brother outsider the life of Bayard Rustin. [San Francisco, Calif.]: California Newsreel, 2002.

Anderson, Jervis.  Bayard Rustin: Troubles I've Seen : a Biography. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997.

Brimner, Larry Dane.  We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin. Honesdale, Pa: Calkins Creek, 2007.D'Emilio, John.Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. New York: Free Press, 2003.

Haskins, James.  Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1997.

Ives, Kenneth.  Black Quakers: Brief Biographies. Chicago, IL: Progresiv Publishr, 1991.

Levine, Daniel.  Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2000.

Miller, Calvin Craig.No Easy Answers: Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement. Greensboro, N.C.: Morgan Reynolds Pub, 2005.

Podair, Jerald E. Bayard Rustin: American Dreamer. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Pub, 2009.

Weaver, Harold D.  Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights. Philadelphia, PA: Quaker Press of Friends General Conference, 2011.

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