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- n. a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
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In one of his both bizarre and typical moments of self-discovery, Norman Mailer in his 1968 book Miami and the Siege of Chicago — one of three Mailer books published that year — described waiting for a Ralph Abernathy press conference for which the civil rights leader was forty minutes late.