Atlanta (Vine City) Demonstrations

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Vine City Civil Rights Demonstration. [Note: MLK & Abernathy in doorway of substandard house]

In January 1966, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his wife Coretta Scott King, the Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, and his wife Juanita Abernathy led a protest march in the Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia to call attention to substandard housing in that area.