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    Join HRC in Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Bayard Rustin

    P August 20, 2013 U Maureen McCarty

    HRC, Bayard Rustin celebration

    Join the Human Rights Campaign, Center for Black Equity, Hilton Worldwide and Verizon for a panel discussion and reception honoring the life and legacy of Bayard Rustin.

    The event, held on August 28 at 7 p.m. in the HRC Equality Forum, will feature:

    • The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, U.S. House of Representatives, District of Columbia, friend & colleague to Rustin during the 1963 March on Washington
    • Mandy Carter, National Coordinator, Bayard Rustin Commemoration, National Black Justice Coalition
    • Damien Conners, National Executive Director/COO for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Inc (SCLC)
    • MacArthur Flournoy, theologian, author, and preacher, is the Director for Faith Partnership and Mobilization for the Human Rights Campaign
    • And moderator Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr., President & CEO, The Center for Black Equity

    Or follow the live blog by Alivin McEwen, blogger of Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters, Pam's House Blend (formerly), and The Huffington Post.

    Join the conversation by posting your questions for the panelists at CenterforBlackEquity.org/livechat

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