Civil rights leader
Abernathy worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1950s and 1960s. He was with him when King was assassinated in 1968.
Ralph Abernathy past relationships:
1963 civil rights march - leader
Kappa Alpha Psi - member
Martin Luther King Jr. (deceased) - friend
Montgomery bus boycott - organizer
Southern Christian Leadership Conference - president
Muckety news stories featuring Ralph Abernathy
The 1963 march on Washington, commemorated Saturday with a 50th anniversary celebration, expanded and rearranged networks wielding influence today.
August 23, 2013