August 13, 2014 at 8:11 am EDT | by Staff reports
‘Freedom Fighters’ comes to Lincoln
Bayard Rustin, Freedom Fighters, gay news, Washington Blade

Bayard Rustin (Washington Blade archive photo by Doug Hinckle)

“Freedom Fighters and Friends,” a multimedia event and panel discussion about Bayard Rustin and James Baldwin, is at the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St., N.W.) Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities presents this event in celebration of the anniversary of the March on Washington. Rustin was a prominent civil rights activist alongside Martin Luther King Jr. He was also an avid gay rights activist.

Admission is free. For more information, visit

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