I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters
Michael Long presents a collection of over 150 letters from civil rights leader, Bayard Rustin (1912-1987), who was an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, an adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr., and an openly gay man. Mr. Rustin’s letters cover over forty years of his life and the correspondents include the likes of Roy Wilkins, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Michael Long was interviewed on stage by Mila Rosenthal, and then responded to questions from members of the audience. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, moderated this event, which was part of the new “Word Rapport” series at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. close
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Michael G. Long Associate Professor Elizabethtown College->Religious Studies Department
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Director New York Public Library->Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
Mila Rosenthal Adviser Human Rights Project
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