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DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan
circa December 1979
Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5
The Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5 was founded in response to the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march that took place in Greensboro and left five of the protesters dead. The event is also known as the Greensboro Massacre.
This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro Massacre. The flyer also points to other workplace violations including a health issue involving tuberculosis, workers harassment, racial discrimination, a wage freeze, firings, and crackdowns on the use of paid time off benefits. The flyer accuses the DCHC of doing "the work of the Klan even without the hoods and the sheets."
Format of original:
Blanche M. Boyd Papers
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