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  • Title: rights
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    • [Letter from Center for Constitutional Rights to US Attorney H.M. Michaux]

    • 1981-03-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from professor Aruther Kinoy and attorney Frank E. Deale of the Center for Constitutional Rights to U.S. Attorney H. M. Michaux was written in support of the legal team working on behalf of the Greensboro Justice Fund, and urges a...
    • [Letters to congressmen pertaining to the Civil Rights Act]

    • 1963-07-12
    • MSS052 Warren Ashby Papers, 1906-1990
    • These two letters, dated July 12, 1963, and written by Warren Ashby, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro include statements of Ashby's position on civil rights in general and the pending Civil Rights Act in specific. Ashby...
    • [Memo satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 1968]

    • 1968-12-13
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • A one-page memo addressed to "all managers" satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that "a White Christmas would be in violation of Title II." A list of five rules for decorating for and celebrating Christmas is given.
    • Civil Rights

    • 1968-03-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 8, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe reminds readers about Greensboro's past involvement with the civil rights movement and contains commentary on the South Carolina...
    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • 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...
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Civil Rights: Forward and Onward

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell discusses the opinions of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David Richmond on the current state of civil rights. Richmond believes new...
    • Equal Rights

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial from a local African American woman describes her desire for equal rights and treatment.
    • Equal Rights

    • 1960-03-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. The writer of this editorial supports continued segregation.
    • 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,...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...

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