Fannie (Townsend) Hamer

Fannie Lou (Townsend) Hamer (1917 - 1977)

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Fannie Lou Hamer formerly Townsend
Born in Montgomery County, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Feb 2015
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Categories: US Civil Rights Activists | National Women's Hall of Fame | African American Unconnected Profiles | 1960s Civil Rights Movement | Activists and Reformers | African-American Notables.

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Biography

Fannie Lou Hamer (/ˈheɪmər/; born Fannie Lou Townsend; 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 (SNCC), 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.[1]

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