Blackwell, Unita, 1933-2019

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Blackwell, Unita, 1933-2019

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Blackwell

Forename :

Unita

Date :

1933-2019

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Brown, Unita Zelma, 1933-2019

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Surname :

Brown

Forename :

Unita Zelma

Date :

1933-2019

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Brown, U. Z., 1933-2019

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Brown

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U. Z.

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1933-2019

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1933-03-18

1933-03-18

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2019-05-13

May 13, 2019

Death

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Biographical History

Activist Unita Blackwell was the first African-American woman to be elected mayor in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Blackwell was a project director for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and helped organize voter drives for African Americans across Mississippi.

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External Related CPF

https://viaf.org/viaf/53723529

https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q7887166

https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no93028993

https://id.loc.gov/authorities/no93028993

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Civil rights workers--Interviews

African American mayors--Interviews

African American women--Interviews

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Mayors

Civil rights activists

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Mayersville

MS, US

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Ocean Springs

MS, US

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Death

West Helena

AR, US

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Lula

MS, US

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Birth

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