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Bayard Rustin: Orgs. Push For Forever Stamp

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National Black Justice Coalition Celebrates Black Queer Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin’s Birthday by Calling on Congress to Issue Stamp Honoring Rustin’s Life and WorkWASHINGTONIn commemoration of Black Queer civil rights leader Bayard Rustin’s birthday today, March 17th, the National Black Justice Coalition, a leading Black LGBTQ+/SGL civil rights organization, is urging Congress to pass the Bayard Rustin Stamp Act, legislation introduced by Del.

Eleanor Holmes Norton which would require the U.S. Postal Service to issue a forever stamp depicting Bayard Rustin to honor his life and work.“Bayard Rustin was a master political organizer and pacifist.

He spoke truth to power, serving time in prison for refusing to register for the draft and engineering the first Freedom Rides, which challenged segregation on interstate buses.

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