Unita Blackwell

Death of Unita Blackwell

March 18, 1933 - May 13, 2019
Biloxi, Mississippi | Age 86

Civil rights activist was advisor to seven presidents...


Unita Blackwell was a civil rights activist who rose from an early life as a sharecropper to become an advisor to seven presidents and the first black woman mayor in Mississippi. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.