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Avenge the Murder of the CWP 5

Date: circa November 1979

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 large newsprint poster announces a march and demonstration held November 11, 1979, to coincide with funeral services for four of the five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members killed at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979. The CWP had recently changed its name from the Workers Viewpoint Organization.

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Format of original: Printed Materials

Collection: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers

Repository: Greensboro Historical Museum

Item#: 9.69.1226

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