Troublemaker for Justice : The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington
Biography for YA and younger readers of one of the most influential activists of the twenty-first century, who was an early advocate for African Americans and for gay rights. --Rustin organized the March on Washington and was a mentor to Martin Luther King, teaching him techniques and philosophy of Ghandian nonviolent direct action. ---Rustin was awarded the Medal of Freedom posthumously by President Barack Obama. Michael G. Long is the editor of I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters.
Walter Naegle was Bayard Rustin's life partner. Jacqueline Houtman is the award-winning children's author of "The Reinvention of Edison Thomas"--A resource for kids about one of the great, and largely unsung, American activists, but also accessible to adults who will find it enjoyable and educational. --Lavishly illustrated with sidebars to introduce young readers to new terms/words. --Dustin Lance Black (screenwriter of "Milk") developing a biopic on Bayard Rustin for HBO for 2019.