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Communist Workers Party 5 Died Fighting the KKK/Nazis Rather than Live as Slaves

Date: circa 1980

Author: Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5

Biographical/Historical abstract: 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.

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Description: This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, outlines the Communist Workers Party (CWP) position on events related to the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the death of five CWP protestors (also known as the Greensboro Massacre). The flyer states that five CWP members killed in the incident were targted for being leaders and also accuses the Greensboro Police Department and FBI of supporting the Ku Klux Klan. The flyer also promotes organizing and other activities of the CWP.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Blanche M. Boyd Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.66.1206

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