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Letter to Greensboro Justice Fund donors

Date: circa 1980

Author: Greensboro Justice Fund

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Justice Fund was organized in 1980, in response to the Greensboro Massacre of November 3, 1979. It continues to assist organizations working for racial justice in the South.

Additional contributor: Neil S. Prose

Description: This undated fundraising letter from the Greensboro Justice Fund's Executive Director Neil S. Prose contains news of the first murder trial of Ku Klux Klan members and Nazis for the November 3, 1979 shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). The letter requests financial support for legal assistance and bail for protesters at the trial and at city council meetings. The letters seems to date from the summer of 1980.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Sydney Nathans Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.67.1180

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