Interview with Unita Blackwell
QUESTION 11
JUDY RICHARDSON:

And, could you do it one more time without even mentioning War on Poverty. Could you just talk about, you can do it even a little longer than that, but a sense of, of, um, going through that, that you had, again, assumed were, were only White people did, and then that end piece.

UNITA BLACKWELL:

All right, well, you know, one of the things that, that, um, I think we learned from coming out of the, that era of the movement into another era of getting to be, ah, in training and learning what it is that, that we are to do, which only White people did, and that was that run offices, and be elected to, ah, different offices, and, and, ah, mayors and, and board of supervisors, and school boards, and all these things that we was not on, and this really made us feel, me personally, that I am a citizen.


JUDY RICHARDSON:

Cut. We can cut now.

UNITA BLACKWELL:

I don't know.


JUDY RICHARDSON:

That's right.