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Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer
November 5, 1979
Mae Israel was a staff writer for the Greensboro Daily News in 1979-1980.
In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) were killed at an anti-Klan rally. Israel interviews community members who are angry about the lack of police presence and the fact that their neighborhood was "used" for the incident, and also reports on reaction within New Jerusalem Baptist Church, where Reverend Frank Williams called for revival rather than revolution.
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Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
Greensboro Historical Museum
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