Death of Juanita Abernathy

December 1, 1929 - September 12, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia | Age 89

Civil rights leader
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Juanita Abernathy was one of the last remaining civil rights leaders who were there at the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The wife of civil rights giant Rev. Ralph Abernathy, she was actively involved in the movement, especially as the Montgomery Bus Boycott lit a spark that brought nationwide attention to the civil rights struggle. For full obituary and coverage from, click here...

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