Ralph Abernathy
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"Ralph David Abernathy, Sr." 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 Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr./King's assassination, Dr. Abernathy took up the leadership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference/SCLC Poor People's Campaign and led the March on Washington, D.C., that had been planned for May 1968.

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I'm sick and tired of black and white people of good intent giving aspirin to a society that is dying of a cancerous disease.

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.

Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history.

I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.

He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets. He did. He took it into the damn White House. (About Richard Nixon).