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    • [Resolution regarding the federal investigation into the Greensboro Massacre]

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This resolution adopted by the governing board of the National Council of the Churches of Christ expresses concern for the victims of the violence at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • Lawmen tied to Klan in Communists' protest

    • 1981-10-02
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 2, 1981 article by Wendell L. Rawls Jr. of The New York Times discusses findings by the Institution for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case regarding the...
    • Study cites links between Greensboro police, Klan

    • 1981-10-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 3, 1981 article by Mary Thornton of The Washington Post reports of the findings of a study by the Institute for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case...
    • Panel mulls doubts from Nov. 3 events

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 28, 1981 article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on a panel discussion sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Greensboro Citizens for Justice and Unity, and the Greensboro chapter of the N.C. Civil...
    • Groups seek new probe into shootings

    • 1981-11-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This November 3, 1981 article by Mary Anne Rhyne of the Associated Press, printed in the Greensboro Daily News, reports on a call by five organizations for further investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Probe to Be Thorough, Attorneys Tell Group

    • 1982-03-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This March 24, 1982, article by Gary Terpening of the Winston-Salem Journal reports on assertions by government prosecutors that their probe into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • A Call For Justice in Greensboro

    • 1982-06-27
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 27, 1982, advertisement in the Greensboro News & Record, placed by the Greensboro Justice Fund, discussed the group's concerns over the federal grand jury probe into the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. The group was concerned about possible...
    • [Resolution on Greensboro adopted by the United Presbyterian Church]

    • 1981-05-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This resolution adopted by the governing board of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America expresses concern for the victims of the violence at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, at...
    • [Notice of next meeting]

    • 1982-08-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (two pages) of an August 11, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discuss plans to request a special prosecutor to investigate the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the...
    • U.S. agency stalls Greensboro investigation

    • 1981-04-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This article by Jon Rosenblum from the April 7, 1989 edition of The Chronicle, Duke University's student newspaper, criticizes the federal government's lack of action on the November 3, 1979 murder of five Communist Workers Party members at 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...
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...
    • Big Crowd Dispersed By Police

    • 1960-02-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on demonstrations by students in Portsmouth, VA. Law enforcement was dispatched to disburse the gathering of protesters at...
    • Police Keep Close Watch For Trouble

    • 1960-02-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports increased law enforcement presence in downtown High Point to deter outbreaks of violence and large gatherings of...
    • Confiscation Action Called A Mistake

    • 1960-02-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-12. This article reports on the confiscation of local photographers's cameras by law enforcement during Dr. Martin Luther King's visit to Durham.
    • Police Turn Fire Hoses On Crowds

    • 1960-02-25
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 25, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the use of a fire hose by law enforcement to disburse a large groups of protesters in Chattanooga, TN. Arrests were made...
    • Stricter Laws Of Trespass Approved

    • 1960-02-26
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 26, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports on recent legislation passed in Virginia to protect the rights of businesses and allow them to prosecute trespassers. Other...

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