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Film Showing of Brother Outsider

Film Showing of Brother Outsider

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 3:20pm
Photo: AFSC

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Akron Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street, Akron
Meeting Rooms 2AB
6:30-9pm
 
Free and open to the public
 
Five years in the making and the winner of more than 25 awards, Brother Outsider illuminates the public and private lives of Bayard Rustin, a visionary activist and strategist who has been called “the invisible man” of the civil rights movement. A tireless crusader for justice, a disciple of Gandhi, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., and the architect of the legendary 1963 March on Washington, Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960s. Brother Outsider reveals the price that Rustin paid for his honesty, chronicling both the setbacks and triumphs of his remarkable 60-year career.


In Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the
August 28, 1963 March on Washington


Sponsored by the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee
For more information call: 330.928.2301

 

Location

Akron Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron , OH