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Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement

Date: December 19, 1979

Author: February 2nd Mobilization Committee

Biographical/Historical abstract: The February 2nd Mobilization Committee was created in response to the 1979 Greensboro massacre, was based in Durham, NC, and was a project of the National Anti-Klan Network.

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Description: This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre. The group's purpose was to arrange a demonstration in Greensboro on February 2, 1980, coinciding with the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. The letter is signed by Rev, C.T. Vivian and Rev. Lucius Walker, Jr., conveners of the Atlanta Anti-Klan Conference. Included are a statement of operating principles and ground rules for the organization, a call for mobilization, and a response/contribution form.

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Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Blanche M. Boyd Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.66.1189

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