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Atlanta, GA: The Rev. Ralph Abernathy (L) announces his resignation after 5 years as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during a press conference here 7/9. Abernathy said was stepping down Aug. 16, the date of SCLC's annual meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Looking on is W. Bolden (R), himself an ex-SCLC staffer, who resigned 3 years ago to go to Harvard.