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Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer

Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer

Larson, Kate Clifford

Hardcover

Historical FiguresGeneral Racism & Ethnic StudiesGeneral World History

Publisher Price: $27.95

ISBN10: 0190096845
ISBN13: 9780190096847
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Published: Sep 1 2021
Pages: 336
Weight: 1.50
Height: 1.20 Width: 6.50 Depth: 9.40
Language: English
She was born the 20th child in a family that had lived in the Mississippi Delta for generations, first as enslaved people and then as sharecroppers. She left school at 12 to pick cotton, as those before her had done, in a world in which white supremacy was an unassailable citadel. She was
subjected without her consent to an operation that deprived her of children. And she was denied the most basic of all rights in America--the right to cast a ballot--in a state in which Blacks constituted nearly half the population.

And so Fannie Lou Hamer lifted up her voice. Starting in the early 1960s and until her death in 1977, she was an irresistible force, not merely joining the swelling wave of change brought by civil rights but keeping it in motion. Working with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC),

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