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[Video] Our Justice System

June 16th, 2006 · 2 Comments

Lewis Pitts explains how the prosecuting attorney selected jurors for the State Trial for the November 3rd, 1979 shootings: From the News & Record article, Blame for shooting shared, report says: […] The all-white jury in the state criminal trial was caused by a “problematic jury selection process.” Before 1986, defense attorneys and prosecutors could […]

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Tags: 11/03/79 · African American · CWP · excerpt · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · KKK · Lewis Pitts · Nazi · Obvious Reasons · State Trial · video

[Video] Question

June 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Willena Cannon has experienced life to the extreme. She has helped poor people and the homeless throughout her life. When she said this short statement it went way over my head and I thought it was a little ridiculous. I was 23 years-old at the time I shot this clip. As I’ve experienced life over […]

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Tags: America · corporations · government · Obvious Reasons · Willena Cannon

[Video] Sure We Paid, But We’ve Got Nothing To Apoligize For

June 5th, 2006 · 1 Comment

After the defendants in the shootings were twice acquitted in state and federal trials, a civil trial found that Klansmen, Nazis and members of the Greensboro Police Department were jointly liable for the wrongful death of one of the five CWP members killed. Instead of appealing the decision, the city of Greensboro decided to to […]

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Tags: 11/03/79 · civil trial · excerpt · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · Jim Melvin · KKK · mayor · Nazi · Obvious Reasons · verdict · video

So The Word “Communism” Had Nothing To Do With It?

May 7th, 2006 · 1 Comment

We killed ’em off overseas, and we did it again over here… Duke University News And Communications Duke Law Professor Looks Back on Greensboro Massacre […] “I still strongly feel that the Greensboro Police Department was just willing to let these two groups that they perceived as being on the radical fringes, at each end, […]

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Tags: Carolyn McAllister · CWP · Duke · GPD · Greensboro · Greensboro Massacre · KKK · Nazi · Obvious Reasons · trial