REV. OTIS MOSS, Jr. DISCUSSES LEGACY OF DONALD LEE HOLLOWELL AS PART OF STATE BAR OF GEORGIA PSA CAMPAIGN

The State Bar of Georgia has included The Arc of Justice Project in its 2019 Who Needs Lawyers PSA campaignRev. Otis Moss, Jr., a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement shared his reflections of noted civil rights lawyer, Donald Lee Hollowell and his legal efforts in the desegregation of the University of Georgia. The interview was shot on location at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia.

Few know of the historic and vital contribution lawyers and judges made to the success of the American Civil Rights Movement. In fact, legal and judicial efforts ensuring civil and human rights span the entirety of our nation's existence.

But it is the concentrated efforts of lawyers and judges in the twentieth century that deserve special recognition. They issued and advanced the call to establish justice. They pried loose the meaning of equal protection of the laws. And they forged into existence a more perfect unionThese legal figures - men and women, black and white - have remained hidden too long. They should be in plain view, and the work they did and its importance to the nation should be recognized in a manner that is meaningful, lasting, and beneficial.

We believe an exhibit is a grand and befitting means of accomplishing this goal and we are beginning with a traveling exhibit we call Under the Color of Law. 

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