Interview with Unita Blackwell
QUESTION 33
INTERVIEWER:

WELL, LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING. AS A, WHAT DID MISSISSIPPI PEOPLE WHO, SOME WERE SHARECROPPERS IN THE ROOM, PEOPLE WHO HAD NEVER REALLY BEEN INVOLVED IN THE NATIONAL POLITICAL SCENE GOING TO CHALLENGE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY, WHAT DID THAT MEAN TO MISSISSIPPI[sic] BACK HERE WHO DIDN'T GO WITH YOU? WHAT DID YOU REPRESENT TO THEM?

Unita Blackwell:

For a lot of people, they couldn't understand it, you know, what if you said, just to everyday folks, they knew that we were—it was like a protest.