Bayard Rustin, the March on Washington and LGBT Community

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Bayard Rustin, the March on Washington and LGBT Community

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 6 p.m.

lgbtIn celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, come out to hear a lecture by Mandy Carter, founder of the National Black Justice Coalition and the national coordinator of the Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project.

Ms. Carter, a recognized lesbian social justice activist, will focus on Bayard Rustin, one of the main organizers of the March who lived an openly gay man and whose contributions to the Civil Rights struggle has been marginalized.