Bayard Rustin Quotes

When I say I love Eastland, it sounds preposterous – a man who brutalizes people. But you love him or you wouldn’t be here. You’re going to Mississippi to create social change – and you love Eastland in your desire to create conditions which will redeem his children. Loving your enemy is manifest in putting […]

Finally the captain said, “Come here, nigger.” I walked directly to him. “What can I do for you?” I asked. “Nigger,” he said menacingly, “you’re supposed to be scared when you come in here!” – “I am fortified by truth, justice and Christ,” I said. “There is no need for me to fear.” He was […]