Keeping Faith Film and Panel Discussion

The Departments of Media Studies and Communication Studies at UNC-Greensboro are pleased to announce the screening of The Greensboro Massacre, a 30-minute documentary about the lives and legacy of five labor/anti-racist activists murdered in broad daylight by the Ku Klux Klan and Nazis on November 3, 1979.

Following the screening will be a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Spoma Jovanovic, Communication Studies, with four individuals directly connected to the massacre and featured in the documentary:

  • Reverend Nelson Johnson, co-director of the Beloved Community of Greensboro and Greensboro Massacre survivor
  • Willena Cannon, civil rights activist and Greensboro Massacre survivor
  • Signe Waller Foxworth, civil rights activist and Greensboro Massacre survivor
  • Lewis Pitts, retired civil rights attorney and co-counsel for the Greensboro Massacre federal civil rights trial

The key themes the session will explore are the roles of faith and hope as the survivors have learned in the 40 years since November 3, 1979.