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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Tag: civil rights

  • Rutgers Conference Commemorates Community Organizing in the Modern Civil Rights Movement

    The determined grassroots efforts of individuals who drove the struggle for Civil Rights during the 1960s will be explored at the 2014 Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series, Tending the Light: Community Organizing and the Modern Civil Rights Movement, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., on Rutgers…

  • Bayard Rustin, Angelic Trouble Maker?

    Bayard Rustin, Angelic Trouble Maker? Film Screening of Brother Outsider Followed by discussion with Filmmaker Harold Weaver Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:30 p.m. Science Center 199 Swarthmore College A master strategist and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in…