Al Ellis

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Al Ellis

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.

Al and Pat Ellis, Chicago, were on the list.[1]

Birthday Greetings to William "Red" Davis

In December 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a page of 75th birthday greetings to William (Red) Davis - "Lifelong working class fighter and Communist"

In the fight for the unity and integrity of the Party in St. Louis, Missouri, in the post-war years, "Red" has been a rock of confidence and commitment to building the Communist Party.

Greetings were sent from Al Ellis and Pat Ellis of Illinois[2].

Communist Party MLK tribute

On January 19, 2002, the Communist Party USA newspaper, Peoples Weekly World published a signed tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr..

We salute Dr. King’s courage and vision. He saw and struggled for an America and world that can be. We pledge in his memory to work to reorder our nation’s priorities “so that the pursuit of peace will take precedence over the pursuit of war.”

Signatories included, Al Ellis . Almost all signatories were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA[3].

References

  1. People's Weekly World Sep 2 1995 p 14
  2. Peoples Weekly World December 9, 1995 page 19
  3. http://transitional.pww.org/so-that-the-pursuit-of-peace-will-take-precedence/