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    • [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....
    • [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...
    • [Letter from Center for Constitutional Rights to US Attorney H.M. Michaux]

    • 1981-03-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from professor Aruther Kinoy and attorney Frank E. Deale of the Center for Constitutional Rights to U.S. Attorney H. M. Michaux was written in support of the legal team working on behalf of the Greensboro Justice Fund, and urges a...
    • Something Stinks in Justice Department

    • 1972-10-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 5, 1972 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, points out the differential treatment of US soldiers between a convicted white murderer and an arrested black defendant in Vietnam. Private...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • On Their Way To Court

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) as they are led to a court appearance. The five CWP members were...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Anger, Shock, Hopelessness, Fear Expressed; Some Distrust Justice

    • 1980-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 19, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article reports on the community reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • Social Activists Turn Up Heat

    • 1980-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Jack Scism and William March discusses the not guilty verdicts in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, on November 3,...
    • Social Unrest in the "Milltown"

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), questions whether Greensboro is more of an industrial "mill town" or a college town in light of national coverage...
    • 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...
    • Congressional probe of shooting asked

    • 1982-01-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited January 28, 1982, article from the Associated Press reports on the call by Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident for a congressional investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to...
    • Special Prosecutor Is Sought

    • 1982-03-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This March 23, 1982, article by Gary Terpening of the Winston-Salem Journal reports on the Greensboro Justice Fund's call for a special prosecutor in the case of the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in...
    • 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,...
    • Civil rights groups here express concern about Nov. 3 killings

    • 1982-05-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This May 15, 1982, article by Alex Mukendi of the Carolina Peacemaker reports that several civil rights groups have ongoing concerns about the dissemination of truthful information related to the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at...

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