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Legal Alliance for Greensboro Justice newsletter, vol. 1, no. 2

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.

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Description: This undated newsletter, published by the Greensboro Justice Fund in late 1980, discusses recent developments in the trial of Nazis and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members accused of shooting five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members on November 3, 1979 at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro. Articles discuss contempt charges filed against CWP protesters who spoke out at the trial, a CWP protest in New York City, the personal statement of a CWP supporter who was arrested at the trial, and the possibility of US Government involvement in the shootings. Included are photographs of Tom Clark being arrested, and Floris Cauce and Marty Nathan, both wives of slain CWP protesters.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Sydney Nathans Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.67.1183

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