Perlstein recounts. About this book Martin Luther King, Jr. University of Washington Press. The march was planned to be a commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation one hundred years earlier. On the political side of the labor movement, Rustin increased his visibility as a leader of the American social democracy. Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr. A distinctive and original contribution to the field of King studies.
He wrote that it was time to move from protest to politics.
He voiced his opinions publicly, leading to King harboring feelings of betrayal. Retrieved November 14, At the A. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Born in and raised by his grandparents in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Rustin learned Quaker values of nonviolence and peace from an early age.