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  1. says:

    Bayard Rustin s death in 1987, The New York Post editorialized, marked the passing of the last great apostle of the creed of nonviolence Author Jervis Anderson brings him to life.Without Rustin, the 20th century civil rights movement in the United States would have unfolded very differently Rustin influenced Martin Luther King by guiding King as he incorporated into the movement the Gandhian principles of non violence that because its most notable and effective feature Rustin gave King valu Bayard Rustin s death in 1987, The New York Post editorialized, marked the passing of the last great apostle of the creed of nonviolence Author Jervis Anderson brings him to life.Without Rustin, the 20th century civil rights movement in the United States would have unfolded very differently Rustin influenced Martin Luther King by guiding King as he incorporated into the movement the Gandhian principles of non violence that because its most notable and effective feature Rustin gave King valuable strategic advice on everything from the Montgomery bus boycott that sta...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Although I am a big fan of Rustin I m not a big fan of this biography It s written by someone who is too deeply emersed in the scene, who thinks paragraphs of names are interesting and who assumes knowledge of people and events that someone who doesn t know the civil rights movement well will not have.More damnimgly I don t really feel like I have a good handle on the man His first political actions come out of nowhere and his romantic life is never touched on although his sex life gets a few Although I am a big fan of Rustin I m not a big fan of this biography It s written by someone who i...


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    Bayard Rustin was one of the best nonviolent organizers of the entire civil rights movement, bar none He was brilliantly schooled in Gandhian nonviolence He knew how to do it He was a listener and a strategist Whatever he was involved in, happened Rustin was a gay man, and this was used against him often, so he usually stood in the background of many events that were his shining lights This is a good book about him as a public person In his later years, he did become a spokesperson for ga Bayard Rustin was one of the best nonviolent organizers of the entire civil rights movement, bar none He was brilliantly schooled in Gandhian nonviolence He knew how to do it He was a listener and a strategist Whatever he was involved in, happened Rustin was a gay man, and this was used against him often, so he usually stood in the background of many events that were his shining lights This is a good book about him...


  4. says:

    At long last, I ve found the hero I ve been seeking Rachlin remembered a church garden party, attended by nice old ladies and gentleman, at which Rustin, taking one look at those nice people, launched joyously into a speech about revolution I couldn t believe my ears, Rachlin said later I think Bayard had recently heard a speech in Philadelphia espousing the Trotskyite point of view and decided to try that stuff on the old folks He nearly scared them out of their wits But it was rea At long last, I ve found the hero I ve been seeking Rachlin reme...


  5. says:

    Terrific book detailing the civil rights movement and the part Rustin played in it A most extraordinary person, Bayard Rustin was in the background of the fight against war, against the development of thermonuclear weapons, and played an influential role in Martin Lut...


  6. says:

    This biography was better than I had been led to believe Many people I respect think John D Emilio s Lost Prophet to be superior But Anderson does a fine job except the analysis is too brief in the last chapters.


  7. says:

    Not the most thrilling read ever, but damn what a story Bayard Rustin lived an incredible life A behind the scenes leader and intellectual of the highest degree.


  8. says:

    excellent


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Bayard Rustin Here Is The First Biography Of One Of The Most Gifted Strategists Of The Civil Rights Movement Organizer Of The 1963 March On Washington, Bayard Rustin Played A Significant Role During This Era Of Dramatic Change In America.