Fannie Lou Hamer — American Activist born on October 06, 1917, died on March 14, 1977

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, 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... (wikipedia)

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.
Nobody's free until everybody's free.
If the white man gives you anything - just remember when he gets ready he will take it right back. We have to take for ourselves.
White Americans today don't know what in the world to do because when they put us behind them, that's where they made their mistake... they put us behind them, and we watched every move they made.

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