What I Do Matters: Especially Today

When I saw the images and heard the video of the young white supremacist men parading with lit torches around the campus of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, my thoughts returned to another massacre on the streets of the quiet southern town of Greensboro, NC, my home for 20 years. Shortly after 11:00 am on the Saturday morning of November 3, 1979, a nine vehicle convoy containing 37 members of the KKK and the American Nazi party fired their shotguns into the crowd of 100 black and white protestors during a rally calling for economic justice for textile workers in North Carolina. Five people (one black, three white and one Cuban American) died and ten others including my childhood

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