Haskins, James, 1941-2005.

Bayard Rustin : behind the scenes of the civil rights movement / James Haskins. - 1st ed. - New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1997. - 121 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115) and index.

Growing up Quaker -- College and communism -- Conscientious objector -- Greater militancy -- Civil Rights movement begins -- Southern Christian leadership Conference -- To march or not to march -- March organizer -- march on Washington -- International organizer. ch. 1. ch. 2. ch. 3. ch. 4. ch. 5. The ch. 6. The ch. 7. ch. 8. ch. 9. The ch. 10.

A biography of Bayard Rustin, a skillful organizer behind the scenes of the American civil rights movement whose ideas stongly influenced Martin Luther King, Jr.

Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1998.

0786801689 (trade) 9780786801688 (trade) 078682140X (library) 9780786821402 (library)

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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 --Juvenile literature.


Civil rights workers--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.
African Americans--Civil rights--Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements--History--United States--20th century--Juvenile literature.

E185.97.R93 / H37 1997

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