(AX2) Atlanta, Ga: May 10, 1968 - Sign carrying participants in the southern leg of the Poor People's Campaign march through Atlanta Thursday in their march toward Washington.

Leslie Dunbar, behind-the-scenes figure in Atlanta’s Civil Rights movement, has died

While the ice fell Friday night, former U.S. ambassador and mayor Andrew Young called to inform us of the death of Leslie Dunbar, the man who helped organize efforts to desegregate Atlanta in its early days and later arranged financial backing for Martin Luther King Jr.’s “poor people’s march” on Washington in 1968 — after…

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