25th Anniversary of Greensboro Murders

ON NOVEMBER THIRD, 1979, MEMBERS OF THE KU KLUX KLAN AND THE NAZI PARTY OPENED FIRE ON A GROUP OF ACTIVISTS WHO WERE HOLDING WHAT THEY CALLED A ‘DEATH TO THE KLAN’ RALLY. FIVE PEOPLE WERE KILLED. THIS WEEKEND HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED IN GREENSBORO TO MARK THE TWENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY. WUNC\’S JESSICA JONES REPORTS.

NOTE: This story won an honorable mention in the general news category of the 2004 North Carolina Associated Press Awards.

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