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Bayard Ruskin
(c. 1910-1987) born on
Mar 17
US civil-rights activist. He spent two years in jail as a conscientious objector during WW II; helped plan the 1941 March on Washington Movement.
It wasn't the Harry Belafontes and the greats from Hollywood that made the march. What made the march was that black people voted that day with their feet.

[Bigotry's] birthplace is the sinister back room of the mind where plots and schemes are hatched for the persecution and oppression of other human beings.
The real radical is that person who has a vision of equality and is willing to do those things that will bring reality closer to that vision. . .
When you're wrong, you're wrong. But when you're right, you're wrong anyhow.
To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On the 1963 March on Washington, in "Voices of Freedom," by Henry Hampton, 1990.
R: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
A: In "The Black 100," by Columbus Salley, 1993.
N: "Down the Line."
K: "Meaning of Birmingham," in "The Liberator," Jun 1973.

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