Bayard Rustin was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights.
In the pacifist groups Fellowship of Reconciliation and the War Resisters League, Rustin practiced nonviolence. source
The living world has become impoverished. Species are being lost every day. Energy and other resources are nearing exhaustion. The environment is deteriorating. Pollution is everywhere. Climate is changing. Natural balances are threatened.