• A Birmingham Police Department photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (to right of center) talking to his best friend and closest aide Ralph Abernathy at the A. G. Gaston Hotel on Fifth Avenue North in Birmingham. The man to the left of Abernathy, with his back to the camera, appears to be the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth. Birmingham Post-Herald Photographs. Courtesy of the Birmingham Public Library.

Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Ralph Abernathy

From Nothing but Love in God’s Water: Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City by Robert Darden

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