Bayard is a unique sans-serif font, inspired by the hand painted advertisements created for the momentous March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom, organized by Bayard Rustin, in 1963.
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The March on Washington, in full March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, was a political demonstration held in Washington, D.C., in 1963 by civil rights leaders to protest racial discrimination and to show support for major civil rights legislation that was pending in Congress.
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Martin Luther King Jr. joined the cause, speaking to a crowd of 6,000 in late March and returning on April 3rd to deliver one of his most famous speeches, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” King placed the strike in a larger context, declaring, “The masses of people are rising up.