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Hamer, Fannie Lou locked

1917–1977 African American civil rights activist who worked with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to secure voting rights for blacks; also helped to form the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Hamer, Fannie Lou locked

1917–1977 African American civil rights activist who worked with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to secure voting rights for blacks; also helped to form the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
  • Kate Tuttle

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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