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US civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

Seattle Times Thursday, 12 September 2019
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, has died. She was 88. Family spokesman James Peterson confirmed Abernathy died Thursday at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following complications from a stroke. In a statement, Peterson says […]

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