Interview with Stokley Carmichael
QUESTION 30
JUDY RICHARDSON:

What was the response in folks in Lowndes County to the party and also to money involved in the county?

STOKELY CARMICHAEL:

Well it was of course overwhelming.

JUDY RICHARDSON:

I'm sorry. If you can--yeah.

STOKELY CARMICHAEL:

The response, ah, by the, by our community to, ah, the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, Black Panther Party to the participating working it and to running in, running offices, running as officials in it was not at all difficult. As everywhere the people are always ready to struggle for freedom. All they need is a program which shows how their organized force can come to, ah, solve the obstacles in their path and they will immediately go for it. And the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, represented that to them. So.