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Ralph Abernathy
(1926-1990) born on
Mar 11
US religious and civil rights leader. He was Martin Luther King's chief aide and closest associate during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and '60s.
         
   
F
I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.

R
Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus was the greatest changer in history.
A
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.
N
Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around.
K
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.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "A Way Out of No Way," by Andrew Young, 1994.
R: c. 1962; in "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
A: In "The Book of Quotes," by Barbara Rowes, 1979.
N: "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down," 1989.
K: "My Last Letter to Martin."
   


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