Margaret Block was a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an organization established in 1960 by civil rights protesters. She helped organize and plan events in three Mississippi counties and worked alongside influential members of the movement, including Fannie Lou Hamer, Stokely Carmichael and Lawrence Guyot, the founding chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Targeted by the Klan, she fought back, arming herself as well as her neighbors, one night escaping with her life hidden in a coffin in the back of a hearse. Block shares her experiences through her poetry, freedom songs and personal remembrances of the civil rights era. Ms. Block's story appears in several books such as "We Will Shoot Back" by Akinyele Omowale Umoja and documentaries, including the award-winning, "Standing on My Sister's Shoulders." Hear an interview with Ms. Block.