C.B. King – not just a Georgia luminary, an American icon

KENDRICK JOHNSON: The Boy Who Never Came Home

C.B. King, Sr., a story that bears revisiting at a time as sensitive as this….

As Kendrick Johnson’s family continues to battle for justice in the death of their 17-year-old 3-sport Lowndes High School sophomore son, who, by all accounts was not only a gifted sportsman, but a devoted son and brother, it is the attorney, Albany-based Chevene “C.B.” King whose burden is perhaps tantamount. Carrying the torch of his father’s stunning shadow, he is now saddled with one of the most historically-relevant cases in this generation – yes – and also the century’s. No doubt this case will be heralded as one seeded with the same, if not more strikingly relevant, themes of Civil Rights/Human Rights history. This is a universal case, which has gained traction in the state, the nation and now internationally.

It would be sadly remiss to overlook the man whose influence arguably defined the Civil…

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