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An unsung hero of the civil rights movement - Christina Greer

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In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington to nearly a quarter million people. None of it would have been possible without the march’s chief organizer – a man named Bayard Rustin. Christina Greer details his life of advocacy as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, and the challenges he faced as an openly gay Black man.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Christina Greer
  • Director Anton Bogaty
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Animator Anton Bogaty
  • Music Bamm Bamm Wolfgang
  • Sound Designer Bamm Bamm Wolfgang
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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