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    • Gathering of the Klan

    • 1965-04-25
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 25, 1965 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter and student Robert Reed describes a Ku Klux Klan rally held just outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Reed reported on the sentiments...
    • MASS MEETING: to continue our fight to smash the klan!

    • 1979-07
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer promotes a July 21, 1979 anti-Klan meeting in China Grove, NC, following an altercation on July 8 at the China Grove town hall between members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and area civil rights activists. The flyer asserts that the Klan was...
    • Landis: The Klan Tries to Rebuild its Shattered Image

    • 1979-09
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party), promotes an Anti-Klan Conference to be held November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, NC, and references an earlier altercation between Workers...
    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Police Near Scene Not Told Klan Was Approaching

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Charles Babington reports that Greensboro police were unaware that armed men were approaching the November 3, 1979, "Death to the Klan" rally, at which five members if...
    • Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, states that she and her...
    • Carter orders Klan probe

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record reports that President Jimmy Carter had ordered a federal investigation into rising Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in light of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) murders at a...
    • Mystery Man Got Parade Details In Advance, May Have Told Klan

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, David Newton of the Greensboro Daily News reports that a possible member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party had obtained a copy of the parade permit, two days prior to the event, for a November 3 anti-Klan rally...
    • RCP Condemns Klan Attack

    • 1979-11-08
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 8, 1979, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports on a press conference held by the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) in wake of the November 3, 1979...
    • DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro...
    • Nelson Johnson Jailed: Government Agents, Klan and Nazis Free!

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This two-page flyer is largely a statement made by Nelson Johnson, Greensboro resident and Communist Workers Party member, prior to being jailed on contempt of court charges related to initial charges of participating in a riot. Johnson was...
    • 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...
    • Cameramen: Klan Shooting Looked Planned

    • 1982-04-21
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News discusses the testimony of two news photographers who said that the 1979 Greensboro Massacre looked like a planned action. Both reporters were eyewitnesses and also videotaped...

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