I just want to go back to something we talked about earlier, because now you're warmed up. I'd love to hear you talk about how you decided to wear your hair natural. What was it that made you feel that you could do that? How did that come about?
Well, essentially I just saw, I saw it as an affirmation of who I was. Um--
Um, the decision to wear my hair natural happened in, ah, the summer of 1964. I was at the Democratic National Convention. It was the summer that the three civil rights workers had been killed in Mississippi, and their bodies had been found when we were at the convention. Um, there was the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party who came up to be in the convention--