Quotes by Bayard Rustin

About Bayard Rustin:

Bayard Rustin was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights. He was born and raised in Pennsylvania, where his family was involved in civil rights work. In 1936, he moved to Harlem, New York City and earned a living as a nightclub and stage singer, and continued activism for civil rights.

Author Bio

  • NameBayard Rustin
  • DescriptionAmerican civil rights activist and gay rights activist
  • BornMarch 17, 1912
  • DiedAugust 24, 1987
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom