Joseph Henderson

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Template:TOCnestleft Joseph P. Henderson was in 1991 chairman of the local Baltimore Communist Party USA.[1]

Supported Communist Party call

In May 1992 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May Day supplement which included a call to "support our continuing struggle for justice and dignity"

Endorsers of the call included Joseph Henderson, USWA, retired.[2]

Communist Party's May Day Salute

In 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper People's Weekly World, published a "May Day salute" to the "heroes in the class war zone". More than 100 unionists/activists endorsed the call, mostly known affiliates, or members of the Communist Party.

Joseph Henderson, USWA, SOAR, Baltimore, was one of those listed[3].

Communist Party Labor Day call

The Communist Party USA paper People's Weekly World issued a statement to mark Labor Day 1995, entitled "We honor the dead and fight like hell for the living."

Of the more than 100 endorsers listed, almost all were identified members of the Communist Party USA.

Joseph Henderson, Baltimore, was on the list.[4]

Anti Bush statement

In May 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May Day supplement. Included was an anti Bush/Quayle statement signed by several Maryland supporters of the party, including Joseph Henderson[5].



  1. [Baltimore Sun. Gorbachev threatens to resign Local Communists facing a 'new era' August 27, 1991|By Norris P. West | Norris P. West,Evening Sun Staff]
  2. PWW, May Day Supplement May 2, 1992
  3. People's Weekly World May 6 1995 p 2
  4. People's Weekly World Sep 2 1995 p 14
  5. PWW May Day supplement May 2, 1992