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    • [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 the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979,...
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Coming Soon: Red November Black November

    • 1980
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This undated flyer announces an upcoming documentary on the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre entitled "Red November Black November". The film was directed and produced by Sally Alvarez and Carolyn Jung and distributed by Cesar Cauce Publishers...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • District Attorney Schlosser comes to rescue of Klan/Nazi murderers

    • 1980-03-27
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This March 27, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes Greensboro District attorney Mike Schlosser's handling of the murder trial of Ku Klux Klan and Nazi party members accused in the November 3, 1979, Death to...
    • 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...
    • Film sparks protest at UNC-G

    • 1980-11-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 13, 1980, article by Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News, reports on the controversy surrounding a screening of the movie "The Birth of a Nation" as part of a history class at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro...
    • Forum on the Assassinations of the CWP 5

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5, announces a forum to be held December 13, 1979, at the Uhuru Bookstore in Greensboro, to discuss the shooting deaths of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP)...
    • Free Nelson Johnson and the Greensboro 3

    • 1980-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces a rally to be held in Greensboro on May 5, 1980, two days before the start of the trial of three CWP members (Nelson Johnson, Rand Manzella, and Willena Cannon)indicted on rioting...
    • Greensboro community leader and anti-Klan demonstrators to face trial

    • 1980-04-16
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This April 16, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the prosecution of CWP member Nelson Johnson for "inciting to riot" or "interfering with police officers" following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan...
    • 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...

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