b. Albany, Georgia October 12, 1923; d. March 15, 1988C.B. King dreamed of becoming a lawyer. He had served in the United States Navy and graduated from Fisk University. Because there was no law school for Blacks in segregated Georgia, he earned a law degree from Case Western Reserve University Law School in Cleveland, Ohio. He returned to Albany as its first Black lawyer and waged a lifelong battle against racism and injustice.
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|Date Added||Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 770329 N 3497080|
|Decimal Degrees||31.57708333, -84.15155000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 34.625', W 84° 9.093'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 34' 37.5" N, 84° 9' 5.58" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201 W Broad Ave, Albany GA 31701, US|
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