Interview with Amzie Moore
QUESTION 2
ARNDT:

YEAH, WHY DO YOU THINK THE SNCC FOLKS WERE ABLE TO, TO MAKE THEM NOT AFRAID?

Amzie Moore:

Well, they hadn't been conditioned by people who blew their mind about…you can't do this, you can't do that, you, you haven't had enough time, you're inexperienced, you know…all that kind of stuff didn't roll out. It's uh…uh, I, I don't know. Uh, they weren't brought up in an atmosphere of uh, fear. Uh, they didn't think they were under slavery. It probably, it had more freedom. ..that's the way I feel. And then when you looked at youngsters with them blue jeans on…[laughter] Uh, you'd go to a coat house and, and, and, and uh, here is one little bo…fellow, about look like he about 17 or 18, leading 15 or 20 people, and those people followed him, following him, in spite of the fact that they were afraid. Well, something very unusual…just can see it. After…