Continuation of James Baldwin speech
-History lesson picks up after World War II
-Beware Uncle Tom politicians
-Shouldn't wait until the movement cools down, there will be no need for help then
-Remember Samuel Block and Willie Peacock working hard a year ago
-We're not running anymore
-Freedom songs make you want to be free
-The more we struggle the less our children struggle
-There is more to life than our things
-The ballot is important because we must show the White Citizen's Council that the masses of the people want to be free, no matter what
-We need our own spy system
-If it takes death, we will die
-If our kids are working hours and hours a day, then we can do something
"I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table"
John Lewis introduces speaker:
-From Belzoni, Mississippi
-Voter registration campaign in Belzoni
-Received death threats
-Parents told him to leave Belzoni, came here
Speaker talks about voter registration
-The people are scared
"We'll Never Turn Back"
" We Shall Overcome"
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