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Walter Naegle is Bayard Rustin's surviving partner and executive director of the Bayard Rustin Fund, which commemorates Rustin's life, values and legacy.
In "Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington," Walter Naegle traces the life of Bayard Rustin, a major figure in the civil rights movement-arrested on a bus 13 years before Rosa Parks, mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,organizer for the March on Washington.
The book details Bayard Rustin's life of nonviolent activism and resistance, an often overlooked voice for immigrants and refugees, the poor, women and the LGBTQ community. Kirkus Reviews have named it the book a Best Book of 2019.
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