Unita Blackwell

gelatin silver print | 29 x 27 x 1.5in | 1986

Brian Lanker

Born March 18, 1933, in Lula, Mississippi Died May 13, 2019, in Biloxi, Mississippi

The first black woman mayor in Mississippi, Unita Blackwell was elected mayor of Mayersville in 1976. She was one of the key organizers of the Mississippi Freedom De...
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