America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | The Beginnings of an Activist

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1 | 2m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

In August of 1962, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee traveled to Ruleville, Mississippi to talk to the residents about voting. In the audience was Fannie Lou Hamer. From that day forward, Mrs. Hamer became invested in voting rights for the Black people of Mississippi.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, …