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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...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Mayor W.L. Beamon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Beomon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Seth C Macon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Macon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • 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...
    • Endorsers of call for special prosecutor in Greensboro case

    • 1982-10-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This list identifies those endorsing a petition calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation into the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North...
    • 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...
    • SGA SUPPORTS WORKERS

    • 1969-03-29
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 29, 1969, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports that the UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) had voted to support striking food service workers who...
    • [Position paper on racism]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In July 1970, the Program Council of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church sponsored a conference on race relations and religion held at North Carolina A&T State University. The Program Council set up black and white...
    • In Defense of Self Defense

    • 1967
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This four-page pamphlet distributed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Black Power Forum, contains Black Panther Huey P. Newton's essay In Defense of Self Defense. It is one of two pamphlets mentioned in and attached to a report...
    • [Affidavit for reassignment of African American students to all-white schools]

    • 1957-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page affidavit pertains to the reassignment of six African American students to all-white schools Gillespie Elementary School and Greensboro Senior High in 1957, documenting Greensboro's first sucessful attempt at desegregating it's public...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson of the Youth Organization for Black Unity]

    • 1972-12-10
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This six-page letter from Nelson Johnson of the Youth Organization for Black Unity (YOBU), dated December 10, 1972, invites black student leaders to affiliate their organizations with YOBU. The letter describes YOBU's major national programs, with...
    • The church and desegregation centenary

    • 1955-03-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech titled "The Church and Desegregation" was delivered by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on March 13, 1955. In this presentation, Smith...
    • Public schools, desegregation, and North Carolina's future

    • 1955
    • UA2.4 Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. Records
    • This speech, given by Chancellor Edward Graham Jr., addresses the challenges facing North Carolina's public school system in the wake of the Brown v. the Board of Education decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, which mandated...

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