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U.S. Attorney Recommends Prosecution in Greensboro Massacre Case

Date: June 25, 1981

Author: Greensboro Justice Fund

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Justice Fund was organized in 1980, in response to the Greensboro Massacre of November 3, 1979. It continues to assist organizations working for racial justice in the South.

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Description: This press release put out by the Greensboro Justice Fund on June 25, 1981 announced that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had made recommendations to the Washington office of the Justice Department that criminal indictments be brought against several of those responsible for the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Michaux's announcement came on his last day in office and several months after all defendants had been acquitted in Greensboro Superior Court.

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Format of original: Other

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.171

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