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  • Date: 1980-02
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    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-08
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 8, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the Greensboro city government, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI for permitting a Nazi party motorcade on April 19, 1980....
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • Statement of Rand Manzella to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by Ray Manzella to the United States Commission on Civil Rights details Manzella's experiences as a worker in several Greensboro textile mills and his attempts to organize workers. Manzella states that he began at...
    • Statement to the North Carolina Advisory Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Civil Rights, frames the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre, in terms of civil rights. The statement outlines the work of the CWP...
    • BASIB Aims for Unity

    • 1980-02-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 5, 1980 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the college's eighth annual Journey Into Blackness event. The goal of the multi-day event was to expose the community to various aspects...
    • Kunstler Praises Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 5, 1980 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by New York civil rights attorney, William Kunstler, who spoke on campus to muster support for a February 2nd anti-Klan march in...
    • Bond Gives Outlook

    • 1980-02-19
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 19, 1980 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by Georgia state senator Julian Bond who spoke on campus as a part of the college's eighth annual Journey Into Blackness event. ...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • 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...
    • Pioneer Kept Fighting "Ugly Head of Racism"

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Kenneth Campbell discusses Gloria Eugenia Brown Wise's participation in the 1960 sit-in demonstrations at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Wise was honored by her alma mater, Bennett College,...
    • 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...
    • 20 years ago

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins on their twentieth anniversary. The author reflects that "it is hard to believe now how absurd and pervasive and degrading the various...
    • Civil Rights: Forward and Onward

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell discusses the opinions of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David Richmond on the current state of civil rights. Richmond believes new...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • History of Greensboro v. Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 10, 1980 Greensboro Daily News column, editor William Snider reviews historian William Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights which focuses on school and business desegregation in Greensboro. Snider disagrees with Chafe's...
    • [Letter from B. Marion Simmons to Robert W. Watson]

    • 1980-02-10
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • One page letter from B. Marion Simmons to Robert W. Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of five Communist Worker's Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in...
    • [Letter from Jame Summerell to Robert Watson]

    • 1980-02-12
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • One page letter from Jane Summerell to Robert Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", originally printed in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of five Communist Worker's Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in...

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