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BuzzFeed interviews partner of 'Bayard Rustin: The Man Homophobia Almost Erased From History'

On the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, BuzzFeed has posted a fascinating interview with Walter Naegle, partner of gay civil-rights activist Bayard Rustin:

Bayard Rustin: The Man Homophobia Almost Erased From History

Rustin played a key role in advancing civil rights and economic justice. His partner, Walter Naegle, talks with BuzzFeed about that legacy on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the march Rustin made a reality.

“We were very much an ordinary couple. He was an extraordinary person, but our everyday lives were quite ordinary,” said Naegle, who will soon accept Rustin's posthumous Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

Click here to read the complete interview.


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