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Albert King Is Not Forgotten, Washington Post

May 27, 2021

Associates Christopher Melendez and Micah Jones were quoted in a Washington Post feature article about working with the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project to represent Private Albert King, a black service member, who was killed by a white military policeman on base at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1941. Chris, Micah, and partner Matt Hawes, all military veterans, are planning to file a petition to request the US Army reinstate an “in the line of duty” death determination for Private King and restore death benefits for his family. “A successful petition here, we think, will reclaim some honor that was lost at the time,” Chris said.

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