(25384) Poor People's Campaign, Speeches, Abernathy, Washington DC, 1968

Reverend Ralph Abernathy, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses the crowds outside of the Lincoln Memorial during the Poor People's Campaign. A key figure in the Poor People's Campaign from its inception, Rev. Abernathy would later be jailed for 20 days for refusing to comply with orders to evacuate Resurrection City.

(25384) Poor People's Campaign, Speeches, Abernathy, Washington DC, 1968
Date: 
1968-06-12
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
James Pickerell
PhotoID: 
25384