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LOST PROPHET: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sympathetic, probing biography brings homosexuality to the fore as a factor in the black activist's seminal but largely forgotten role in the civil-rights movement.Rustin's sexual orientation was ... Read full review

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User Review  - kidzdoc - LibraryThing

Bayard Rustin was one of Dr. Martin Luther King's most trusted and valued advisors, but he was marginalized by others in the movement, as he was a Communist and an openly gay man. He played a vital ... Read full review

Lost prophet: the life and times of Bayard Rustin

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Although seldom in the popular spotlight during his life, Bayard Taylor Rustin (1912-87) deserves to stand as a titan in the American movement for peace and social justice, argues historian D'Emilio ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

A first-rate biography of the greatly underappreciated pacifist and Civil Rights leader. Revealing, insightful, and compelling. Read full review