King, C. B. (Chevene Bowers), 1923-1988

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"C. B. King was a prominent African American lawyer known for his courage, courtroom eloquence, and legal skills in the face of fierce and even violent opposition during the civil rights struggle in southwest Georgia. The first black lawyer in the area, King was an inspiration to an entire generation of young law interns and civil rights activists."--"C. B. King (1923-1988)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved March 17, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.

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