Bayard Rustin


Sharecroppers Challenge U.S. Apartheid: The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
By | August 16, 2014

Teaching Activity. By Julian Hipkins III, Deborah Menkart, Sara Evers, and Jenice View. 2014.
Role play on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) for grades 7+. Introduces students to a vital example of small “d” democracy in action.

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Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement
By | December 19, 2006

Book – Non-fiction. By James Haskins. 1997. 128 pages. Biography for middle school readers of Bayard Rustin.

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I Must Resist

I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters
By | March 17, 2012

Book – Non-fiction. Edited by Michael G. Long. By Bayard Rustin. Foreword by Julian Bond. 2012. 276 pages. The story of the behind-the-scenes strategist, organizer, and advocate of non-violence, Bayard Rustin.

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We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin
By | January 29, 2006

Book – Non-fiction. By Larry Dane Brimner. 2007. 48 pages. A sophisticated picture book on a key civil rights leader.

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By | February 26, 2015

Film. By Clark Johnson. 2001. 120 min.
Dramatic account of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
By | March 20, 2011

Film. Produced by Nancy Kates and Bennett Singer. 2002. 83 min.
Documentary about the life of peace, labor, and civil rights activist Bayard Rustin.

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Bayard Rustin Poster
By | December 5, 2002

Poster. By Ricardo Levins-Morales. Bayard Rustin, long time peace activist, labor organizer, and civil rights activist.

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