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Entries from May 2006

[Video] GTRC: The Report Is Complete

May 29th, 2006 · No Comments

On Friday May 26th, 2006 The GTRC held a public hearing to officially wrap up their two years-worth of research into the events surrounding the Greensboro Massacre. Unless you go through the evidence yourself and speak to both the survivors and citizens of Greensboro that lived through the experience of 11/3, you’ll never truly understand […]

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Tags: 11/03/79 · Community · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · GTRC · The GTRC · video

Greensboro’s Child: Second Screening – 6/16 and 6/17

May 29th, 2006 · No Comments

On the heels of a successful first screening, Greensboro’s Child will be shown once again at The Scene on South Elm, at 9pm, Friday June 16th and 7pm & 9pm, Saturday June 17th. Andy will be participating in a Q&A session following each show. Come on down and support a local, independent filmmaker.

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Tags: Andy Coon · Screenings · The Scene on South Elm

[Video] Andy Coon Q&A, 7pm Screening, 5/26/06

May 26th, 2006 · No Comments

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Tags: Andy Coon · Community · documentary · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · Screenings · The Scene on South Elm · video

The Truth And Reconciliation Commission Speaks

May 25th, 2006 · No Comments

The first paragraph of the Executive Summary: The Commission finds that on the morning of Nov. 3, 1979, members of the Klan/Nazi caravan headed for Greensboro with malicious intent. At a minimum, they planned to disrupt the parade and assault the demonstrators (by throwing eggs), violating the marchers constitutional rights to free speech and assembly. […]

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Tags: Andy Coon · Community · documentary · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · Screenings · The GTRC · The Scene on South Elm · video

[Video] Greensboro’s Child – The Opening

May 25th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A preview of the first couple of minutes of Greensboro’s Child. It’s hard to believe that I started this documentary back in ’97. I was an amateur, in college, holding a mic and pointing a camera at an interviewee, with a light kit set up in no particular order and no clue as to the […]

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Tags: Andy Coon · Community · documentary · excerpt · Greensboro Massacre · GTRC · Kwame Cannon · Screenings · The GTRC · video · Willena Cannon

[Video] Scott Pryor: Pandemonium

May 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

This song is told through the eyes of one of the victims of November 3rd 1979. Scott is a great guy and very compassionate music writer. I came across Scott due to his admiration of my documentary. He compared 3 films about the Greensboro Massacre for his thesis paper at Guilford College. I was taken […]

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Tags: 11/03/79 · Artistic Expression · Greensboro Massacre · Heartfelt · Loss · Music · Sad · Scott Pryor · Victim · video

[Video] Death To The Klan, 11/3/79 Footage

May 21st, 2006 · 10 Comments

This is footage of the November 3rd, 1979 anti-Klan rally held in Greensboro, NC named, Death to The Klan. The organization that promoted and held the rally was named the Communist Workers Party (CWP). The people slowly rolling up in the cars are with KKK and Nazi groups from around NC, looking to confront the […]

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Tags: 11/03/79 · 11/3/79 · Community · Death to the Klan · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · GTRC · KKK · Mourningside Homes · murder · Nazi · video

The GRTC: Taking Flak In The Homestretch

May 21st, 2006 · 16 Comments

With less than a week to go before releasing their findings, The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission is catching some more heat for their methodology… I think. Margaret Moffett Banks, News & Record TRC mum on report “Private meetings. Undisclosed sources. “No comments” to the media. The group investigating the 1979 Klan-Nazi shootings has cloaked […]

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Tags: blogging · Community · Ed Cone · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · GTRC · KKK · Nazi · strawman argument · The GTRC

Elizabeth Wheaton 101: Tell Us What You Really Think

May 13th, 2006 · No Comments

Codename: Greenkil: Part 2 Escalation – pg 101 (emphasis mine)

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Tags: Chicago · Damn Liberals · Elizabeth Wheaton · gangs · Greenkil · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · KKK · liberal

Greensboro’s Child Screening, 5/25 – 5/26/06

May 10th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Four years after the final edit, Greensboro’s Child is finally screening in town. On Thursday, May 25th, following the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission ceremony and release of their report, The Scene on South Elm (604 South Elm Street) will screen Andy Coon’s award winning documentary at 7pm and 9pm. An additional screening will take […]

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