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Fannie Lou Hamer (1917–1977)

Fannie Lou Hamer was born on October 6, 1917 in Montgomery County, Mississippi, USA as Fannie Lou Townsend. She was married to Perry "Pap" Hamer. She died on March 14, 1977 in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. See full bio »

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Festival Herself
Eyes on the Prize Herself - Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Delegate


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 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Delegate
- Mississippi: Is This America?: 1962-1964 (1987) ... Herself - Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party Delegate
 1968 Of Black America (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Heritage of Slavery (1968) ... Herself
 1967 Festival (Documentary)
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 2018 Target: St. Louis (Documentary)
 2014 Freedom Summer (Documentary)
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 2008 The American Future: A History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- American Fervour (2008) ... Herself
 1991 A Place of Rage (Documentary)

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Mississippi sharecropper and organizer of the Mississippi Freedom Party, which challenged the white domination of the Democratic Party. See more »

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