Bayard Rustin Day

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2018-01-13 14:00 - 16:00

Bayard Rustin Day. Rustin was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, non-violence, and gay rights. Combining non-violent resistance with organizational skills, he was a key adviser to Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s. The 2:00 p.m. program starts with keynote speaker Shaun Haines, a member of the Bayard Rustin Coalition and a political activist. He will speak about his work, introduce the film Brother Outsider, and lead a discussion and Q & A.  That film will be followed by Bayard and Me a short film by Bayard’s partner, Walter Naegle. This will be the West Coast premier of Bayard and Me. Naegle has devoted to life to maintaining Bayard’s legacy.