Tag Archives: I Must Resist

Flashback: Bayard Rustin Awarded Medal of Freedom

The Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award in the United States, in which the White House honors those who have made a major contribution to the security and interest of the U.S. In 2013, President Barack Obama awarded … Continue reading

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Q&A with Michael Long, editor of I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters

The White House has announced that Bayard Rustin, the trailblazing civil rights activist, will be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. Q: For those unfamiliar with Bayard Rustin, can you briefly … Continue reading

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