All posts tagged "bayard rustin"

  • Obama honors Bayard Rustin and Sally Ride with Medal of Freedom

    Two of America’s gay heroes, civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and astronaut Sally Ride, were posthumously awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by President Barack...

  • Sniping on the Mount

    After the Aug. 24 rally at the Lincoln Memorial honoring the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, some people complained...

  • MOW50: 5 Things to See and Do

    “There’s so much going on in the days leading up to the 28th,” Terri Harris Reed of the George Washington University tells Metro Weekly. She’s...

  • Celebrating Bayard Rustin

    On behalf of the National Black Justice Coalition and the black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, I applaud President Barack Obama for giving the...

  • Marching On

    The LGBT community and its struggles for equality will share the stage alongside other communities advocating for social justice as community organizers, activists and civil...

  • Frontline Figure

    Eleanor Holmes Norton was 26 years old when somewhere around 250,000 people descended on the nation's capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and...

  • Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Bayard Rustin

    The late Bayard Rustin, a gay veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, will be awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by President Barack Obama later...

  • History of Pride

    Almost three decades before Stonewall, a gay African-American man named Bayard Rustin organized a 1941 March on Washington so successful that it never even took...

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