Greensboro's Child (2002)

November 3, 1979. Greensboro, North Carolina. Willena Cannon, a lifelong civil rights activist and member of the Workers Viewpoint Organization, helped arrange a “Death to The Klan” rally and conference. As she and her 10-year old son, Kwame, began to participate, the worst possible scenario became a reality. With police suspiciously absent, a caravan of cars filled with Klan and Nazi members rolled through the rally, engaged in a fight with the protestors and opened fire with shotguns, rifles and pistols, killing 5 and wounding 10. Live footage from local news cameras caught the massacre in its brutal form, yet each of the accused were eventually found innocent of all charges. In this award-winning documentary, Andy Coon explores the buried evidence from both state and federal court... read more
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