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The Resource Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon, Earnest N. Bracey

Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon, Earnest N. Bracey

Label
Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon
Title
Fannie Lou Hamer
Title remainder
the life of a civil rights icon
Statement of responsibility
Earnest N. Bracey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book commemorates and explores the life of one of Mississippi's great civil rights activists, Fannie Lou Hamer. Known for her daring, her brinkmanship and her impassioned speech-making, Hamer rose to prominence in the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, an intrepid group which tried to unseat the predominantly white Democrats of Mississippi during the 1964 Democratic National Convention"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bracey, Earnest N
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.H35
LC item number
B73 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hamer, Fannie Lou
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • Civil rights workers
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • Civil rights workers
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Label
Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon, Earnest N. Bracey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birth, cotton and childhood -- The slavery of sharecropping -- Cry the beloved parents -- Death of her parents -- Marriage, eugenics and adoption -- Apartheid in Mississippi -- The SNCC comes to Mississippi -- A new political activist -- Voting rights and freedom summer -- Enfranchisement and training -- The arrest and beating of Fannie Lou Hamer -- The rescue and aftermath -- The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party -- Preparing for the 1964 National Democratic Convention -- The great orator -- Continuation of a political struggle -- The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission and a trip to Africa -- Speaking out loud at the 1968 Democratic Convention -- The end of activism -- Creation of a freedom farm -- The death of Fannie Lou Hamer
Control code
ocn617425076
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 199 p.
Isbn
9780786460304
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011001465
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)617425076
Label
Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon, Earnest N. Bracey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birth, cotton and childhood -- The slavery of sharecropping -- Cry the beloved parents -- Death of her parents -- Marriage, eugenics and adoption -- Apartheid in Mississippi -- The SNCC comes to Mississippi -- A new political activist -- Voting rights and freedom summer -- Enfranchisement and training -- The arrest and beating of Fannie Lou Hamer -- The rescue and aftermath -- The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party -- Preparing for the 1964 National Democratic Convention -- The great orator -- Continuation of a political struggle -- The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission and a trip to Africa -- Speaking out loud at the 1968 Democratic Convention -- The end of activism -- Creation of a freedom farm -- The death of Fannie Lou Hamer
Control code
ocn617425076
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 199 p.
Isbn
9780786460304
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011001465
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)617425076

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