Ralph David Abernathy

US Civil Rights Advocate Juanita Abernathy Dies At 88

Sep 13, 2019
Carolyn Kaster / AP

Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build the American civil rights movement, died Thursday. She was 88.

What's In A Name? | Ralph David Abernathy

Jul 12, 2018

He was a Baptist minister, a civil rights legend and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s best friend. Ralph David Abernathy's name can also be found on streets across Atlanta. 

Here's more about the man and the places that honor him.