|Click here to view the item|
|Title:||Ralph David Abernathy|
|Date:||2007 Mar. 14|
Encyclopedia article about Ralph David Abernathy, who emerged in the 1950s and 1960s as a founding, and steadfast, leader of the civil rights movement. At the age of 29, Abernathy was one of the organizers of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which began in December of 1955. He was a close friend and confidante of Martin Luther King, Jr., a founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and an integral part of the historic events that took place during the height of the civil rights movement.
The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
|Subjects:||Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | African American clergy--Alabama--Montgomery | Clergy--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | Race relations | Montgomery (Ala.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery | African Americans--Segregation--Alabama--Montgomery | Race discrimination--Alabama--Montgomery | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | African American soldiers | First Baptist Church (National Baptist Convention : Montgomery, Ala.) | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Institution:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project) | Alabama Humanities Foundation | Auburn University | Merrill-Hall New Media|
|Online Publisher:||[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2007-03-14|
|Rights and Usage:|
All rights reserved. By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text, image, logo, audio and video files from this Web site, users agree that they will limit their use of such files for purposes permitted under the fair use doctrine and will not violate EOA's or any other party's proprietary rights. Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes. EOA content used for such purposes does not require express permission from EOA or the Alabama Humanities Foundation, which holds the copyrights for EOA content. All other uses require written permission from the Alabama Humanities Foundation. Permission requests may be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Encyclopedia of Alabama, Attn.: Permissions, R.B. Draughon Library, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849.
Forms part of the Encyclopedia of Alabama.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1110|