Interview with Unita Blackwell
QUESTION 8
JUDY RICHARDSON:

In terms of the war on poverty, how, what did the war on poverty do for you in terms of, of, that sense of being a citizen?

UNITA BLACKWELL:

The war on poverty, um, for us in, in the state of Mississippi, and especially for me, um, was a stepping stone for us to learn about how to be a citizen. Um, because now that we were trying to move out from being registered to vote, all this was happening at the same time. We got involved in training programs. And that was part of the, the program of, of, CDGM [Child Development Group of Mississippi].

JUDY RICHARDSON:

Cut please.