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    • Felony indictments: More victims blamed for U.S. government crimes

    • 1980-05-01
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 1, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), discusses the charges against six CWP supporters present at the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the Greensboro Massacre). Indictments were...
    • [Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979,...
    • Who Are the Greensboro Three?

    • 1980
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer provides background information on three Communist Workers party (CWP) member accused of inciting to riot during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the death of five CWP protestors (also known as the...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • Greensboro community leader and anti-Klan demonstrators to face trial

    • 1980-04-16
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This April 16, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the prosecution of CWP member Nelson Johnson for "inciting to riot" or "interfering with police officers" following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan...
    • The Carolinian [January 31, 1980]

    • 1980-01-31
    • The Carolinian
    • The January 31, 1980, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • Miller: Probe Besets White N.C. Patriots

    • 1982-06-10
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 10, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to...
    • The shootings and after: A CWP response

    • 1980-03-30
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the...
    • Statement to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice

    • 1982-06-19
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is a June 19, 1982 statement from Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice, detailing the group's concerns over the investigation of the murders of five Communist Workers...
    • Will the Nov 3rd Grand Jury Indict Sandy Smith's Murderers?

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer produced and distributed by the Greensboro Justice Fund presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, North...
    • Free Nelson Johnson and the Greensboro 3

    • 1980-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces a rally to be held in Greensboro on May 5, 1980, two days before the start of the trial of three CWP members (Nelson Johnson, Rand Manzella, and Willena Cannon)indicted on rioting...
    • Indictments sought against six anti-Klan demonstrators

    • 1980-05-02
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 2, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces Greensboro District Attorney Mike Schlosser's request for indictments against six CWP members on rioting charges stemming from the November 3, 1979, Death to the...
    • Hate Breeds Hate

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979 double editorial was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, in reaction to the "Death to the Klan8221; march which resulted in the death of five protesters.
    • [Indict the U.S. Government's Upside Down Justice / Free the Greensboro Six]

    • 1980-05-03
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 3, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces the release on bail of three of the six CWP members indicted on rioting charges stemming from the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • Unite! To Stop Klan-Nazi Terror

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, published by the February 2nd Mobilization Committee, announces a peaceful demonstration to be held in Greensboro on February 2, 1980, coinciding with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. The...
    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • Professor to testify about civil rights

    • 1981-10-26
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 26, 1981 article by Martha Woodall of The Greensboro Record reports that Duke University Law Professor William Van Alstyne would be testifying before a congressional subcommittee about his research on civil rights and its relation to...

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