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The Advocate
Historically Black Colleges Need to Help LGBT StudentsDr. King did not feel empowered to admonish his pastor colleagues for eschewing
Historically Black Colleges Need to Help LGBT Students
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. King did not feel empowered to admonish his pastor colleagues for eschewing the authority of his friend and protégé Bayard Rustin because Rustin was gay. The black church’s foundational moral role in the black community provides a shared... Read more
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The News & Observer
HB2 overreach argument on wrong side of historysummarily rejected. Public accommodations became some of the least contested is
HB2 overreach argument on wrong side of history
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
summarily rejected. Public accommodations became some of the least contested issues under the Civil Rights Act, in part, as Bayard Rustin observed, because it “hit Jim Crow precisely where it was most anachronistic, dispensable and vulnerable.” So,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Knowlarge group of Pullman Porters. (A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Found
Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know
Black Press USA / Posted 23 days ago
large group of Pullman Porters. (A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Founding Collection) Randolph’s decision to send Bayard Rustin, his field marshal, to Montgomery to instruct Dr. King in direct, but non-violent social action, was directly... Read more
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Raw Story
Why the stakes are so high for the new Black Panther comic seriesT’Challa (the Black Panther) first appeared in The Fantastic Four comic book in
Why the stakes are so high for the new Black Panther comic series
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
T’Challa (the Black Panther) first appeared in The Fantastic Four comic book in 1966, it was at the tail end of what Bayard Rustin termed the “classical” phase of the civil rights movement: the era between Brown v. Board of Education and the... Read more

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