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Encyclopedia > Donald Lee Hollowell

Donald Lee Hollowell was a venerable civil rights attorney who sprang Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from jail. He was born in Wichita, and earned a high school diploma while serving six years in the U.S. Army 10th Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers). President Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) appointed Hollowell to be the first director of the southeastern office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a government agency that monitors workplace discrimination. He remained at the EEOC for nearly 20 years. A former president of the Voter Education Project, Hollowell helped increase the number of African-American voters from 3 million to 5.5 million. Hollowell passed on December 27, 2004 of heart failure. He was 87 years old. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... Wichita, the Air Capital, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas, as well as a major aircraft manufacturing hub and cultural center. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, is a U.S. federal agency tasked with ending employment discrimination in the United States. ...

To honor him, the City of Atlanta renamed Bankhead Highway (U.S. 78) in his honor; Emory University named a professorship in his honor, as well. This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... United States Highway 78 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 715 miles (1,151 km) from Memphis, Tennessee to Charleston, South Carolina. ... Emory University is an undergraduate, graduate, and research institution in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Emory is one of the most prestigious large private universities in the country according to yearly rankings by US News & World Report. ...



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