Never Forget: The 1979 Greensboro Massacre: North Carolina’s Deadly KKK Shootout
Thirty-eight years ago this month, on November 3, 1979, a march in Greensboro, NC turned into a massacre when members of the Communist Workers’ Party (CWP) clashed with members from the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party. In the aftermath 5 people would lay dead and many more injured. The terrible event happened in the middle of the day and was caught on film by news crews who had been on scene to report on the protest. This infamous day in North Carolina and American history would become known as the Greensboro Massacre.