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    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • 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...
    • Civil War Centennial Stirs Memories; Underground Railroad Had Depot Here

    • 1961-04-20
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 20, 1961 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Shirley Jones highlights Guilford College's role in the Civil War as a stop on the Underground Railroad, providing context for the school's history...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Civil Rights

    • 1968-03-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 8, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe reminds readers about Greensboro's past involvement with the civil rights movement and contains commentary on the South Carolina...
    • Civil War [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains materials related to Friends' involvement in the Civil War. One typed essay draft details the tensions between Friends who believed in states' rights and Friends who supported the war's goal of ending slavery. Another focuses...
    • 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...
    • [Letters to congressmen pertaining to the Civil Rights Act]

    • 1963-07-12
    • MSS052 Warren Ashby Papers, 1906-1990
    • These two letters, dated July 12, 1963, and written by Warren Ashby, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro include statements of Ashby's position on civil rights in general and the pending Civil Rights Act in specific. Ashby...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Partial list of endorsers for the Greensboro civil rights suit

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This list names those supporting the civil law suit, Waller vs. Butokovich, stemming from the murder of five protestors at the Death to the Klan rally held in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The list includes a wide range of supporters from local...
    • The Greensboro civil rights suit (Waller vs. Butkovich)

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This five-page paper outlines the plaintifs, defendants, legal basis, and summary of facts regarding the civil lawsuit, Waller vs. Butkovich. This civil suit, involving 16 plaintiffs and 86 defendants, relates to the murder of five protestors 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...

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