Bayard Rustin on Netflix
Bayard Rustin on Netflix. Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of civil rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington. A local hero (from West Chester) whose name should be in every history book, was not allowed to be seen or heard even though the “I Have a Dream” rally could not have happened without him. Ignored and disgraced by all of the other civil rights leaders, Rustin’s story, produced by Barack and Michelle Obama, will shock you, inspire you and thrill you. Recommended kid’s books include: Unstoppable: How BR Organized the 1963 March on Washington; A Song for the Unsung; Bayard Rustin, Rourke Educational Media, Leaders Like Us Series.