Quotes by Fannie Lou Hamer

About Fannie Lou Hamer:

Fannie Lou Hamer was an American voting rights activist, civil rights leader, and philanthropist. She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi's Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the vice-chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Author Bio

  • NameFannie Lou Hamer
  • DescriptionAmerican civil rights activist (October 6, 1917 – March 14, 1977)
  • BornOctober 6, 1917
  • DiedMarch 14, 1977
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • AwardsNational Women's Hall Of Fame