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

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

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
  • "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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bracey, Earnest N
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
LC call number
E185.97.H35
LC item number
B73 2011
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, (electronic resource)
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
  • 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
OCM1bookssj0000522534
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780786460304
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011001465
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000522534
Label
Fannie Lou Hamer : the life of a civil rights icon, Earnest N. Bracey, (electronic resource)
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
  • 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
OCM1bookssj0000522534
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780786460304
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011001465
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000522534

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