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    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • 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...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Political gains, but not power

    • 1987-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This late 1987 article by Kimberly McLarin of the Greensboro News & Record was the third in a December, 1987, four-part series on race relations in Greensboro (entitled "Two Worlds: Black & White") and focuses both on positive changes and aspects...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • Re-examining the sit-ins

    • 1989-06-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lex Alexander appeared in the June 25, 1989 Greensboro News & Record, and reflects concerns within Greensboro's African American community that important aspects of the civil rights movement and of segregation were being forgotten...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [June/July 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • 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...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-12]

    • 1979-11-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This photocopy of the November 12, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), includes articles that report on the shooting deaths of five CWP members at a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • Statement to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice

    • 1982-06-19
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is a June 19, 1982 statement from Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice, detailing the group's concerns over the investigation of the murders of five Communist Workers...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-04-05]

    • 1980-04-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of three pages from the April 5, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), that pertain to the "Greensboro Massacre," a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march that left five CWP...
    • Fuller: 'There Is No Democracy'

    • 1967-11-07
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 10, 1967, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) reports on a speech by activist Howard Fuller at the Black Power Forum held at UNCG November 1-3, 1967. The...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1982-02-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (five pages) of a February 3, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discusses the group's January 27 meeting with Representative John Conyers of the House Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and the group's...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-05-19]

    • 1980-05-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of three pages from the May 19, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre. Articles discuss demonstrations held in...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-05-26]

    • 1980-05-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of three pages from the May 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre. Articles discuss the recent dismissal of gun charges...

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