Voice of Freedom

Voice of Freedom

Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Streaming Video - 2016
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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. Based on the critically acclaimed 2016 Caldecott and Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Award, Voice of Freedom celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer's life and legacy with a message of hope, determination, and strength.
Audience: NRC
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2016.
[United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2016.
Characteristics: data file
digital
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 45 min.)) : sound, color

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