Interview with Unita Blackwell


Unita Blackwell:

Well, you want me to start now? I feel that the courage of black people in Mississippi, and maybe Mississippians in general, but I can talk about what happened to black people and the courage to go and try to register to vote. It was, what I always said, was nothing from nothing leaves nothing. We didn't have nothing. And if we tried to get something and didn't get it, you know, we hadn't lost nothing. And the courage come out of trying to take a chance to get a better life for ourselves and for our children. And we didn't have anything.