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Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy is known for organizing the Montgomery bus boycotts alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a Baptist minister, a civil rights leader, and co-founder of the Southern Baptist Leadership Conference.

Born - March 11, 1926

Died - April 17, 1990

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Abernathy, Ralph David   (O,T)
As Martin Luther King-s closest friend and advisor, Ralph Abernathy became a central figure in the civil rights struggle during the Montgomery bus boycott. "Abernathy infused his audiences with new life and ardor. The people loved and respected him as a symbol of courage and strength," King wrote in Stride Toward Freedom (73-74). A biography from the King Institute of Stanford University.

Ralph D Abernathy Biography  (Y,M,O,T)
From Biography.com

Ralph Abernathy  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Encyclopedia of World Biographies.

Ralph Abernathy  (Y,M,O,T)
From Remember Them.org - Champios for Humanity.

Ralph Abernathy - Civil Rights Leader  (Y,M,O,T)
From History Central.com

Ralph Abernathy Encyclopedia Entry  (Y,M,O,T)
From the New Georgia Encyclopedia

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