Fannie Lou Hamer - Biography
Fannie Lou Hamer (born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917 – March 14, 1977) was an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader.
She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in that capacity.
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Fannie Lou Hamer top songs
- Go Tell It On The Mountain
- Wade in the Water
- Walk with Me, Lord
- The Day Of Registration
- Go Tell It On The Mountain (1963)
- All The Pretty Little Horses
- 1964: Democratic National Convention Credentials Committee Testimony
- We Shall Overcome