Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin (2002)

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  • Featuring

    Erik Dellums

  • Country

    USA

  • Year

    2002

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary about the pioneering gay peace activist and civil rights campaigner, Bayard Rustin. Rustin took a major role in advising Martin Luther King on strategy around the Rosa Parks case and helped to organise the historic march on Washington which galvanised the cause of civil rights in America. His career was blighted after the openly gay Rustin was arrested on a sexual perversion charge.

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