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'''William Z. Foster''' (February 25, 1881-September 1, 1961) was the [[Communist Party USA]] leader who went to prison for six months for organizing the [[International Unemployment Day]] march.<ref>[http://www.pslweb.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=11351&news_iv_ctrl=1043 Organizing the unemployed: 'Fight--don't starve!']</ref>
 
'''William Z. Foster''' (February 25, 1881-September 1, 1961) was the [[Communist Party USA]] leader who went to prison for six months for organizing the [[International Unemployment Day]] march.<ref>[http://www.pslweb.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=11351&news_iv_ctrl=1043 Organizing the unemployed: 'Fight--don't starve!']</ref>
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==NAACP==
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"By 1922, the Communists in America had received their orders from the Communist International to exploit Negroes in the Communist program against the peace and security of the United States. In 1923, the [[NAACP]] began to receive grants from the Garland Fund which was a major source for the financing of Communist Party enterprises. (Officials of the Fund included Communists [[William Z. Foster]], [[Benjamin Gitlow]], [[Elizabeth Gurley Flynn]], [[Scott Nearing]], and [[Robert W. Dunn]], along with prominent leftwingers [[Roger Baldwin]], [[Sidney Hillman]], [[Ernest Gruening]], [[Morris Ernst]], [[Mary E. McDowell]], [[Harry F. Ward]], [[Judah L. Magnes]], [[Freda Kirchwey]], [[Emanuel Celler]], [[Paul H. Douglas]], [[Moorfield Storey]], and [[Oswald Garrison Vilard]]). The grants continued until, at least, 1934."<ref>[http://www.knology.net/~bilrum/NAACP.htm From The Biographical Dictionary of the Left by Francis X. Gannon]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:47, 3 March 2010

William Z. Foster (February 25, 1881-September 1, 1961) was the Communist Party USA leader who went to prison for six months for organizing the International Unemployment Day march.[1]

NAACP

"By 1922, the Communists in America had received their orders from the Communist International to exploit Negroes in the Communist program against the peace and security of the United States. In 1923, the NAACP began to receive grants from the Garland Fund which was a major source for the financing of Communist Party enterprises. (Officials of the Fund included Communists William Z. Foster, Benjamin Gitlow, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Scott Nearing, and Robert W. Dunn, along with prominent leftwingers Roger Baldwin, Sidney Hillman, Ernest Gruening, Morris Ernst, Mary E. McDowell, Harry F. Ward, Judah L. Magnes, Freda Kirchwey, Emanuel Celler, Paul H. Douglas, Moorfield Storey, and Oswald Garrison Vilard). The grants continued until, at least, 1934."[2]

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