Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
1936 – Abigail was born.
1975 – She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Government, Harvard University
1992 to 1997 she was a member of the Aspen Institute’s Domestic Strategy Group.
1997 – President Clinton chose her as one of three authors to participate in his first "town meeting" on race in Akron, Ohio, on the 3rd of December and she was part of a small group that met with the President again in the Oval Office on December 19th.
2001 – Member of US Commission on Civil Rights.
2004 – Vice chairman of US Commission on Civil Rights 2004.