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00:27:56
00:29:57
00:27:56

Transcription: [00:28:01]
{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"}
Umm, John Lewis
[applause]
Umm, we have the other workers who have been working in the Washington county roller farm, I don't know who's gonna who's gonna speak forward but it'd be nice to know theres two of em, two of em that know them I think I don't know but anyway we have Charles [[?]] and Tiko and other people, another thing we had a young man get kicked out of home and bails on him Mississippi tonight see

(other man speaks)

That done what?

{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"} & other man

kicked outta home

(other man speaks)
man packed his bags and took him away

{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"}
brought him up here to us

[00:28:35]
(other man speaks)
man had his parents?

{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"}
He was as good as we

[00:28:38]
(other man speaks)
Who did?

[00:28:40]
{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"}{Unknown Speakers}
[[inaudible]]

(other man speaks)
Say what?

{Unknown Speakers}
[[inaudible]]

[[background noise]]

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{Unknown Speaker}
Come out and tell us about it son. Come on out and tell them [[??]] today.

[[clapping]]

[00:28:59]
{Unknown Speaker}
Let him tell on his own [[inaudible]]

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{SPEAKER name = Lewis James Williams}
Uh, I live in Belzoni Mississippi. My name is Lewis James [[??]] Williams [[??]]. My mother's name is Mary Lee James, my father's name is Willie James.

(Unknown Speaker)
talk louder

{SPEAKER name = Lewis James Williams}
And. Talk loud?

(Unknown Speaker)
You got a soft voice.

(Unknown Speaker)
[[inaudible]]

(Unknown Speaker)
The mics don't work

(Unknown Speaker)
elevate your voice

(Unknown Speaker)
just talk louder

[00:29:25]
{SPEAKER name = Lewis James Williams}
Anyway [[??]], in Belzoni Mississippi, that's where I live at. And right now its kinda rough in there. And uh, things are going rough. And uh we tried to uh tried to get the people to come out and vote on Saturday evening, but the police will not I mean in Belzoni will not let us do it right now. Uh they stopped us twice. They took away James [[??]] Shaw [[??]] to jail at first, and then he got out some kind of way.








Transcription Notes:
At 27:56, it sounds like Charles, who might be another activist during this time.

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