Interview with Unita Blackwell
QUESTION 22
INTERVIEWER:

OK, TELL ME WHAT THE FREEDOM SUMMER DID FOR BLACK PEOPLE IN MISSISSIPPI.

Unita Blackwell:

The freedom summer for black people in Mississippi was a beginning of this era or century of trying to free ourselves from being oppressed in the situation that we were in, in the state of Mississippi. It was a very necessary beginning in especially for those of us who was involved saw it as an ongoing situation, but—