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Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter

Date: March 1981

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.

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Description: 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 Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Included is a report of arrests in Greensboro of a Communist Workers Party (CWP) supporter for firebombing. Also included is an update on the civil rights lawsuit filed against Ku Klux Klan members and government agencies, including a criticism of the Justice Department for not having brought criminal charges against the defendants, some of whom it was representing in the civil suit. There are also articles on general anti-Klan activities around the country.


Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Sydney Nathans Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.67.1182

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