Signe Waller

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Signe Waller

Signe Waller Foxworth is a Greensboro, North Carolina, activist. She is originally from Brooklyn, New York.

She is the widow of James Waller.

"Greensboro Massacre" aftermath

Following the November gunfight, a number of Communist Workers Party militants began claiming they were being harassed by police and local businessmen. The claimed harassment included the firings of CWP members Robert Manvella and Signe Waller, widow of James WaIler, from their textile mill jobs, and the arrests on December 10, 1979, of four party members who were charged with putting up illegal advertising posters. Two of these CWP activists, including Dale Sampson, whose husband died in the gunfight, were also charged.[1]

Potential editor, New Democrat

An October 31, 1985 list of potential editors for the New Democrat, proposed newspaper of the New Democratic Movement was found in the Communist Workers Party papers in the Tamiment Library New York.

Signe Waller, was on the list.

Center for Political Education

In 2003 Signe Waller, author of "Love and Revolution: A political memoir/people’s history of the Greensboro Massacre", Max Elbaum, author of "Revolution in the Air: Sixties radicals turn to Lenin, Mao, and Che" and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of "Outlaw Woman, A Memoir of the War Years" gave talks entitled: "Love and Revolution: Three activists/authors discuss lessons from the 1960s-70s." The classes were held at the San Francisco based Center for Political Education, an organization closely associated with the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism.[2]

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