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    • Black vote proved key in commissioners race

    • 1984-11-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Novemebr 10, 1984 articled published in the Greensboro News & Record credits black voters in Greensboro and High Point with the election of two Democratic candidates in the 1984 Guilford County Board of Commissioners race. Democrats J. Douglas...
    • Blacks, Young Becoming Church Leaders, Group Told

    • 1970-11-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 23, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on the increased involvement of blacks and youths in church leadership. Dr. Robert V. Moss Jr., president of the United Church of Christ, says that the involvement of...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • 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...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • Don't Buy: Have A Saving Christmas

    • 1970-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This flier promotes a boycott of white-owned businesses by the black community in Greensboro. African Americans are encourage to patronize black-owned businesses whenever possible. The boycott was triggered by the workers strike at Industries of...
    • February One honors ‘four’ on '60s sit-in silver anniversary

    • 1985-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kelly Mitchell-Clark of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David...
    • Fond Memories and Praise for "Dean Gibbs"

    • 1979-04-08
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this April 8, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, Greg Lewis reports on a celebration in honor of Dr. Warmoth Gibbs, former North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) president, on his eighty-seventh birthday. Gibbs was president of A&T at the...
    • HRC to Urge Whites to Help Black Firms

    • 1977-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 10, 1977 Greensboro Daily News article announces the Greensboro Human Relations Commission's plans to meet with government and community organizations to encourage them to patronize black-owned businesses. This action was largely in...
    • It is very difficult being black in a white world

    • 1984-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lolita M. Rhodes appeared in the November 11, 1984 Greensboro News & Record and is a first person account of the subtle racism and bad treatment still faced by blacks in Greensboro, particularly in customer service situations. The...
    • Jesse Jackson stirs black awareness

    • 1984-04-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Aptil 15, 1984 Greensboro News & Record editorial by William D. Snider reflects on North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) alumnus Jesse Jackson, during a year when Jackson was running to be the Democratic Party's nominee for president of...
    • Legacy of Brown

    • 1984-05-16
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 16, 1984 editorial published in the Greensboro News & Record explores the legacy of the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared de jure school segregation unconstitutional and overturned earlier...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • Mission: Survival Says A&T Speaker

    • 1973-04-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Anita Meyer reports on a speech at North Carolina A&T University by Samuel Yette, then a contributor to Newsweek magazine and author of The Choice—The Issue of Black Survival in America. Among other...
    • Move forward on race

    • 1987-12-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial appeared in the Decemeber 17, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and comments on the newspaper's four-day series on race relations in Greensboro. The editorial states that racism is still an issue, despite significant progress, and...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • Racial dialogue

    • 1983-08-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 19, 1983 editorial, published in the Greensboro Record, responds to an editorial about race relations that had recently been published by Greensboro's African American newspaper, the Carolina Peacemaker. The Record lists fundamental...

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