- About Ralph Abernathy
Full name: Ralph Abernathy
Also known as: Ralph David Abernathy, Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Abernathy, Ralph, Ralph Abernathy
Professions: U.S. civil rights leader
Religion: Baptist Minister
Occupation: Clergyman, activist
- Ralph Abernathy Known for
11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (1989), In Remembrance of Martin (1986), I Am Somebody (1970), Eyes on the Prize (1987)
- Ralph Abernathy Death information
Died: Tuesday, 17th of April, 1990 (Age: 64)
Death cause: Natural causes
- Ralph Abernathy Biography
Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. (March 11, 1926 – April 17, 1990) was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and a close associate of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Following King's assassination, Dr. Abernathy took up the leadership of the SCLC Poor People's Campaign and led the March on Washington, D.C., that had been planned for May 1968.
- Ralph Abernathy Family
Spouse: Juanidta Jones Abernathy
Childrens: Kwame Luthuli, Ralph David III, Donzaleigh, Juandalynn, Kwame Luthuli, Ralph David Jr., Ralph David III, Donzaleigh, Juandalynn, Kwame Luthuli, Ralph David Jr., Ralph David III, Donzaleigh, Juandalynn, Phillip K Abernathy .