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    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming presentation by Floyd McKissick former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and describes the...
    • Japanese-Americans: Concerning the exodus and Its legality

    • 1947
    • Guilford College Thesis Collection
    • This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • KKK Goes to College

    • 1977-02-04
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 4, 1977 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Carol O'Connor describes how Grand Wizard David Duke traveled to several college and university campuses delivering a message of white supremacy....
    • On the playgrounds, it's a mixed bag

    • 1987-12-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 14, 1987, article from the Greensboro News & Record by sports writer Lisa D. Mickey, reports on the effect of race relations on recreational sports in Greensboro. The article begins with a history of the integration of the Gillespie...
    • Do the right thing

    • 1990-08-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Franklin McCain, one of the four original participants in the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, appeared in the August 26, 1990, Greensboro News & Record, and focuses discriminatory practices within private clubs in the south. McCain cites a...
    • Triad rates well on integration

    • 1989-08-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the August 20, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, and concerns a University of Chicago study that showed the Triad area was one of the least segregated metropolitan areas in the United States, as measured by...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of these students, who were a small minority at Grimsley, longed to attend a school...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-05]

    • 1979-11-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of six pages of the November 5, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). This issue reports on the October, 1979, founding of the CWP. Articles chronicle the history of communist...

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