Interview with John Jackson
QUESTION 1
MADISON DAVIS LACY:

First of all, I've heard that Lowndes County was a very violent place for Black people. You were a young boy growing up here, a teenager, and did that give you any kind of special attitude towards White people, or did you see them as evil or anything.

JOHN JACKSON:

Of course we had an attitude, because we didn't feel like they were treating--

MADISON DAVIS LACY:

Now let me just stop you right--

JOHN JACKSON:

OK

MADISON DAVIS LACY:

--because nobody knows ah, --

JOHN JACKSON:

I need to answer the question, OK.

MADISON DAVIS LACY:

Anytime sir.

JOHN JACKSON:

OK. Yes, Lowndes County was a violent place, and ah, 'cause growing up as a youngster we were afraid of White people, because what they had done to Black people.