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Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5

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Biographical/Historical note: 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 Communist Workers Party (formerly the Workers Viewpoint Organization) organized the march. The event is also known as the Greensboro Massacre.

Items created by this individual or group:
Item thumbnail image Forum on the Assassinations of the CWP 5
Date: December1979
By: Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5
From: Blanche M. Boyd Papers
This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5, announces a forum to be held December 13, 1979, at the Uhuru Bookstore in Greensboro, to discuss the shooting deaths of f...
Item thumbnail image DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan
Date: December1979
By: Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5
From: Blanche M. Boyd Papers
This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his parti...
Item thumbnail image Communist Workers Party 5 Died Fighting the KKK/Nazis Rather than Live as Slaves
Date: 1980
By: Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5
From: Blanche M. Boyd Papers
This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, outlines the Communist Workers Party (CWP) position on events related to the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the d...
Item thumbnail image Avenge the Murder of the CWP 5
Date: November1979
By: Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
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...