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Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) The Mississippi sharecropper’s forced sterilization was one of the moments that […]

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The image is striking. Fannie Lou Hamer, unaffected by the world around her, stares directly into the camera. There’s defiance in her gaze. There’s persistence in her gaze. And there’s a comforting look in her eyes that says everything, in the end, will be all right. This is the cover of Songs My Mother Taught […]

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theGRIO REPORT - Hamer, who would have been 95 on Oct. 6, is remembered the world over as a woman who was 'sick and tired of being sick and tired'...

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