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Bayard Rustin: The man black history erased

25 Aug

Bayard Rustin: The man black history erased

 On August 13, 1963, in a last ditch effort to derail the pending March on Washington,

Bayard Rustin

“Strom Thurmond took the Senate floor and hurled a series of vicious, personal attacks against the man organizing the largest protest in U.S. history.

Thurmond called him a Communist and a draft dodger.

He brought up a previous arrest and accused him of being immoral and a pervert.”

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