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Rand Manzella

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Rand Manzella was a union activist and one of several Communist Workers Party (CWP) supporters arrested for inciting to riot following the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march that took place in Greensboro and left five of the protesters dead (also known as the Greensboro Massacre). Charges against Manzella and the other CWP members were eventually dropped.

Items created by this individual or group:
Item thumbnail image Statement of Rand Manzella to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Date: February 26, 1980
By: Rand Manzella
From: Blanche M. Boyd Papers
This February 26, 1980 statement by Ray Manzella to the United States Commission on Civil Rights details Manzella's experiences as a worker in several Greensboro textile mills and his attempts to orga...