Bayard Rustin: Troubles I'Ve Seen - A Biography - Jervis Anderson (1997)
ISBN 9780060167028
Genre Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs
Subject African American civil rights workers - Biography; African American gay men - Biography; African American pacifists - Biography; African Americans - Biography; African Americans - Civil rights; Civil rights movements - History; Civil rights workers - Biography; Nonviolence - History
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication Date February 1997
Format Hardcover (248 x 165 mm)
Language eng
Bayard Rustin's influence on American culture is perhaps immeasurable. He played a key role in infusing the Civil Rights movement with the principles of nonviolence; one of the movement's ablest strategists, he was responsible for organizing two of its most momentous events.

In this biography, Jervis Anderson, who once worked with Rustin, describes the life of this leading Black intellectual from his imprisonment as a conscientious observer during WWII to his relationships with Dr. King, A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins and Dorothy Height and the controversy he caused in his later years when he took issue with certain aspects of the Black Power movement. Written with the cooperation of Rustin's friends and colleagues, and with complete access to his personal papers, this is the definitive biography of one of the most important heroes of the Civil Rights movement.

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LoC Classification E185.97.R93A53 1997
Dewey 323/.092
Edition 1st ed.
Cover Price $30.00
No. of Pages 432