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We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin was a man with purpose--and a man with heart. His was a life dedicated to helping others--fighting injustices and discriminations--so that people could live as one. Protesting segregation long before there was a civil rights movement, he often was arrested for his beliefs and actions. He advised Martin Luther King, Jr., until King’s death in 1968. As an organizer, Bayard was largely responsible for bringing people together to walk for freedom and jobs in Washington, DC, on that memorable summer day, August 28, 1963. PUBLICATION DATE: OCTOBER 2007; grades 4 and above. “Captivating. . . . The author’s writing is lively and clear. . . . A gem for students studying the Civil Rights Movement and an excellent addition to any American history collection.” --School Library Journal, starred review Jane Addams Book Award -- Jane Addams Peace Association Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award -- Cleveland Public Library Books for the Teen Age --New York Public Library                                             
© Larry Dane Brimner, Trustee, Brimner/Gregg Trust, 2015; Home Page Author Photo Credit: Roxyanne Young
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We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin was a man with purpose--and a man with heart. His was a life dedicated to helping others--fighting injustices and discriminations--so that people could live as one. Protesting segregation long before there was a civil rights movement, he often was arrested for his beliefs and actions. He advised Martin Luther King, Jr., until King’s death in 1968. As an organizer, Bayard was largely responsible for bringing people together to walk for freedom and jobs in Washington, DC, on that memorable summer day, August 28, 1963. PUBLICATION DATE: OCTOBER 2007; grades 4 and above. “Captivating. . . . The author’s writing is lively and clear. . . . A gem for students studying the Civil Rights Movement and an excellent addition to any American history collection.” -- School Library Journal, starred review Jane Addams Book Award -- Jane Addams Peace Association Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award -- Cleveland Public Library Books for the Teen Age --New York Public Library