UCLA Commemoration – Monday, November 18, 2019
Rev. Nelson and Joyce Johnson will reflect on lessons learned from the Greensboro Massacre as well as the continuing struggle for racial and economic justice. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA History Department, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, and Labor Center. Event will take place from 2 – 3:50pm in Rolfe Hall 1200.
Durham, NC Fundraiser – Saturday, October 12, 2019
Rev. Nelson Johnson, Willena Cannon and Lucy Lewis were speakers at this fundraiser to support the Greensboro Massacare: Lessons for Today commemoration and movement building events. Photos from the event can be viewed here.
Northampton, Massachusetts – Sunday October 6, 2019
The public was invited to the following two events entitled Greensboro Massacre: Lessons for Confronting White Supremacy Today:
- 10:00 am – Rev. Nelson Johnson preached at Jonathan Edwards Church at 297 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060.
- 2:00 pm – A public forum featuring Rev. Nelson and Joyce Johnson and Dr. Marty Nathan at Edwards Church at 297 Main St., Northampton.
- Local coverage of the event can be found here.
People’s Forum NYC – Saturday, September 28, 2019, 4 pm
Survivors of the Greensboro Massacre Rev. Nelson Johnson, Joyce Johnson, and Paul Bermanzohn reflected on the forty-year anniversary and the current confrontations with fascism and white nationalism. The conversation was moderated by Roz Pelles and took place at The People’s Forum in New York City. For photos of the event, click here.
Greensboro, NC – Monday, September 23, 2019
At The Written Word and November Third: Writings Related to the Greensboro Massacre, survivors and others read from relevant writings followed by a discussion about lessons for today. The event took place at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC. For photos of the event, click here.