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    • Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • Calm Reported In City; FBI, SBI Join Police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer David Newton reports that the city is calm and that FBI and SBI agents are following up on the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the party were...
    • Communists Vow To Hold Sunday March

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports that Communist Workers Party (CWP) were planning a funeral march in honor of the five CWP members killed at an anti-Klan rally on November 3, 1979....
    • Nazis As Well As Klansmen Had Role

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Stan Swofford reports that Nazis as well as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members were involved in the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • WVO 'Targeted' Cone, Other Mills For Infiltration

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer William March reports on the efforts by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), then known as the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), to organize workers at Cone Mills...
    • Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3,...
    • Nazi leader charged

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Record, shows defendant Roland Wayne Wood being led to his arraignment on murder charges stemming from the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...
    • [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,...
    • Kunstler Praises Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 5, 1980 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by New York civil rights attorney, William Kunstler, who spoke on campus to muster support for a February 2nd anti-Klan march in...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [March, 1981]

    • 1981-03
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This February-March 1981 issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter includes several articles about varying aspects of the trial involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Where Police Cars Were When Shooting Began

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This map, published in the November 7, 1979, Greensboro Daily News, shows the relative positions of police and suspect vehicles and the commencement of the shootings at a an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979 that left five...

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