A stirring collection of poems and spirituals, accompanied by stunning collage illustrations, recollects the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights.
"e;"e;I am sick and tired of being sick and tired."e;"e;
Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that, despite President Johnson's interference, aired on national TV news and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats. Featuring luminous mixed-media art both vibrant and full of intricate detail, "e;Singing for Freedom "e;celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer's life and legacy with an inspiring message of hope, determination, and strength.
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
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