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Who Are the Greensboro Three?

Date: circa 1980

Author: unknown

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Description: This flyer provides background information on three Communist Workers party (CWP) member accused of inciting to riot during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the death of five CWP protestors (also known as the Greensboro Massacre). Nelson Johnson, Rand Manzella, and Willena Cannon are portayed as organizers and leaders within the CWP. The flyer urges that charges be dropped against the three and that all Ku Klux Klan members involved in the incident be prosecuted. The source of the flyer is unknown; it may have been produced by the Communist Workers Party (CWP) or an affiliate group or supporter.


Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Blanche M. Boyd Papers

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.66.1207

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