Ralph Abernathy

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Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy

Highlander

Martin Luther King, Pete Seeger, Rosa Parks, Ralph Abernathy, and Charis Horton at Highlander, 1957

Black voting "bloc"

In 1968, John Conyers told The Worker, a Communist Party USA publication, that he was organizing a committee of blacks to evaluate candidates for the 1968 election. It was part of his overall program to organize American Negroes into one voting bloc. For his evaluating committee, he had chosen, among others, the revolutionaries Stokely Carmichael, Ralph Abernathy and Floyd B. McKissick.[1]

National Anti-Imperialist Conference in Solidarity With African Liberation

Ralph Abernathy, National President of SCLC was named as a sponsor of the Communist Party USA dominated National Anti-Imperialist Conference in Solidarity With African Liberation held at Dunbar Vocational High School, Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, October 19 to 21 1973.[2]

References

  1. Biographical Dictionary of the Left, Francis X. Gannon, Vol. I, page 292, 293
  2. National Anti-Imperialist Conference in Solidarity With African Liberation - Partial list of sponsors