- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- King and Hollowell
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- Civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany
African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany
African American lawyers--Georgia--Albany
African American men--Georgia--Albany
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia
Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
- King, C. B. (Chevene Bowers), 1923-1988
Hollowell, Donald L., 1917-2004
- United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.57851, -84.15574
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- Attorney C. B. King (left) with attorney Donald L. Hollowell (center), who worked to gain admittance of Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter to the University of Georgia.
Photograph of civil rights attorney C. B. King (left) with attorney Donald L. Hollowell, who worked to gain admittance of Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter to the University of Georgia. They stand on a curb outside a white car. An unidentified man stands on the right. Stores stand in the background.
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.
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