Books: Non-Fiction

Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement

Book — Non-fiction. By James Haskins. 1997. 128 pages.
Biography for middle school readers of Bayard Rustin.
Time Periods: 20th Century, 1961
Themes: Civil Rights Movements, Organizing

9780786801688This book details Bayard Rustin’s work in the Civil Rights Movement. A key player in every major U.S. civil rights initiative and a passionate believer in nonviolent resistance, Rustin helped steer the movement in that direction. [Publisher’s description.]

ISBN: 9780786801688 | Hyperion Press