Bayard Rustin Barack Obama Michelle Obama Washington city New Orleans tv Netflix Bayard Rustin Barack Obama Michelle Obama Washington city New Orleans

Colman Domingo Says Gay Rights In This Rustin First Look Image

Reading now: 213
www.pride.com

Colman Domingo is set to play gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin in the Netflix series Rustin all the way back in October 2021, but today we get got our first look at the (Emmy nominated) Euphoria actor in character, and he looks amazing.For those unfamiliar with Rustin, the series will tell the story of the civil rights mastermind behind 1963’s March On Washington.

If his name isn’t automatically ringing any bells, it’s probably because he was largely erased from history for being an out gay man in the 1960s.

He endured prejudice, beatings, and arrests over the course of his life, due in part to his sexuality. Despite that, Rustin remains an incredibly influential figure in the civil rights movement and was a close advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr.He dedicated his life to social justice, later in life turning his efforts toward the LGBTQ+ struggle, highlighting its intersection with the civil rights movement.

Read more on pride.com
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA