Blackwell, Unita


Blackwell, Unita

1977 - 1981

eng, Latn


SNAC Resource ID: 11628376

Jimmy Carter Library

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Blackwell, Unita, 1933-2019 (person)

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....