City Council Apologizes For the Greensboro Massacre Of 1979 That Killed 5 Anti-Klan Protesters

The Greensboro City Council has apologized for the Greensboro Massacre of 1979 that killed 5 anti-Klan protesters.

On November 3rd, 1979, Nazi sympathizers and members of the Ku Klux Klan opened fire on demonstrators from the Communist Workers’ Party in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Five anti-Klan demonstrators were killed that day and 10 were wounded. The Klansmen arrested for the crimes were acquitted by all-white juries.

Rev. Nelson Johnson, one of the survivors of that deadly day spoke with Roland Martin about the horrific attack and the city council’s apology during Friday’s edition of NewsOne Now.

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