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A Celebration of Bayard Rustin & African American History

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An in-person program celebrating the life, work, and legacy of Bayard Rustin and how his work and the Civil Rights Movement impacted African American History.

The evening will feature the performance of Illuminating Bayard, by People’s Light Theater; will have video commentaries by awarded actor Colman Domingo, who plays Bayard in the upcoming Netflix film Rustin, and movie director George C. Wolfe, and a conversation with author Michael Long, who has published several books on Bayard Rustin and Civil Rights.

This event is in partnership with Voices Underground and the West Chester Juneteenth Planning partners.

The event is free and open to the public.

Registration is Required. Please click here to register.

This event is possible thanks to the generous support of TD Charitable Foundation, Voices Underground & Aqua America. 


June 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Chester County History Center
225 North High Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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