(TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
... (lyrics: "You Don't Have to Ride Jim Crow") / (performer: "Sit Down, Sit Down", "Careless Love", "You Don't Have to Ride Jim Crow", "Go Tell It On The Mountain", "I Saw Her", "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", "Lonesome Valley", "Scandalize My Name")
(TV Series documentary) (archival materials provided courtesy of - 1 episode)
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Article |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Estate of Bayard Rustin
Did You Know?
Twenty-five, thirty years ago, the barometer of human rights in the United States were black people. That is no longer true. The barometer for judging the character of people in regard to human rights is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian.
Fellow civil rights leader Julian Bond has often quoted Rustin as joking that "Martin Luther King couldn't organize vampires to go to a bloodbath," meaning that despite King's gifts as a leader and an orator, King needed Rustin's and others' help with the organizational aspects of the movement.