Reed served as a grassroots organizer and voter registration activist for Unita Blackwell during the “Freedom Summer”of 1964 and throughout the Civil Rights movement.
“An Oral History with Honorable Unita Blackwell.”Civil Rights in Mississippi: Digital Archive. 1977.
“Barfootin’.”Unita Blackwell and JoAnne Prichard Morris. Crown Publishers. 2006.