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November 5, 1979
Communist Workers Party U.S.A.
The Communist Workers Party (CWP) was a Maoist group in the United States, active from 1979-1985, and mainly remembered for the "Greensboro Massacre," a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro that left five of the CWP protesters dead.
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 activism in the United States and the roots of the CWP in the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO). Five members of the CWP were shot and killed in the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979.
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Blanche M. Boyd Papers
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