Interview with Harry Briggs, Sr. and Eliza Briggs
QUESTION 33
INTERVIEWER:

HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN THE SUPREME COURT DECISION CAME DOWN AND YOU HEARD THAT THE CASE HAD BEEN WON?

Eliza Briggs:

I was very happy for everybody, not only for myself. We suffered for it, a whole [unintelligible]. But still, there are other people out there, who need opportunity, which at the time, when I was young, I needed it too, but nobody knew how to make a way for it. So I just feel like this was a time to make an opportunity for the blacks who wanted it and who were able to do it.