Bayard Rustin : behind the scenes of the civil rights movement / James Haskins.
By: Haskins, James.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1997Edition: 1st ed.Description: 121 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0786801689 (trade); 9780786801688 (trade); 078682140X (library); 9780786821402 (library).Subject(s): Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Bayard Rustin.; Online version:: Bayard Rustin.DDC classification: 323/.092 | B LOC classification: E185.97.R93 | H37 1997Other classification: MG 70968
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 115) and index.
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.
ch. 1. Growing up Quaker -- ch. 2. College and communism -- ch. 3. Conscientious objector -- ch. 4. Greater militancy -- ch. 5. The Civil Rights movement begins -- ch. 6. The Southern Christian leadership Conference -- ch. 7. To march or not to march -- ch. 8. March organizer -- ch. 9. The march on Washington -- ch. 10. International organizer.
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1998.