Interview with Rev. Ralph Abernathy
QUESTION 35
CALLIE CROSSELY:

I just wanted you to finish that sentence about signalling each other and then we'll move on. Whenever you feel ready you can go ahead.

Rev. Ralph Abernathy:

Yes, when we were together, Martin Luther King and I in the recreational room, we had developed a sign language because the policeman were so mean and cruel until they would not permit us to greet each other, even talk to each other.