Ralph Abernathy

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Birthday
11, 1926
Birthplace
Linden, AL
Death Date
Apr 17, 1990 (64)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
11, 1926
Birthplace
Linden, AL
Death Date
Apr 17, 1990 (64)

About

Minister, Civil Rights Activist and grandson of a slave who notably was a leader of the SCLC Poor People's Campaign during the 1960's.

Before Fame

He was behind the mass meeting, in response to the arrest Rosa Parks, that would result in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Trivia

His children continued to carry on his fight for social equality. Two of them became involved with improving the lives of African-Americans.

Family Life

He and his wife had four children.

Associated With

After the assassination of his close associate of Martin Luther King Jr. he has led the March on Washington, D.C., that had been planned for May 1968.