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Brother outsider : the life of Bayard Rustin

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Title:Brother outsider : the life of Bayard Rustin

Web site companion to a documentary examining the life of Bayard Rustin, one of the first "freedom riders," an adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph, and an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Rustin was forced to play a background role in landmark civil rights events because he was homosexual. The site includes classroom resources, a link to a trailer of the film, and other resource relating to the documentary.

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Types:Instructional materials | Web sites | Texts (document genres) | Documentaries and factual works | Study guides
Subjects:Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--United States | African American gay men | Gay men--United States | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Point of View
Institution:Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Contributors:Point of view (Television program) | PBS Online
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2002/brotheroutsider/index.html