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Writings By Bayard Rustin

Download the Interracial Primer. Written by Rustin in 1943, this remarkable pamphlet offered practical advice and concrete suggestions to help Americans confront racial injustice and create interracial good will.

Download Final Plans for the March on Washington for Jobs and FreedomWritten by Rustin in 1963, this organizing manual contains the final instructions for the March and reflects Rustin’s skill and vision as an organizer.

Download From Montgomery to Stonewall. Adapted from a speech that Rustin gave in 1986, this essay discusses linkages between the
African American civil rights movement and the movement for LGBTQ equality.