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Memo from the Greensboro Justice Fund to Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident
Greensboro Justice Fund
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.
This undated letter to the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident from Lewis Pitts and Gayle Korotkin, attorneys connected with the Greensboro Justice Fund, is a statement of support for the committee's efforts to seek extension of the Voting Rights Act, citing the under representation of blacks in the federal jury system evidenced by the composition of the grand jury studying the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979. The letter mentions an incident where jury records were not provided to the Greensboro Justice Fund in apparent violation of the law.
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Edward Burrows Papers
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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