Hamer, Fannie Lou (1917–1977)

Fannie Lou Townsend, the youngest of 20 children, was born on October 6, 1917, in Mississippi. She was the granddaughter of slaves and the daughter of sharecroppers. In 1944 she married Perry “Pap” Hamer. They both worked as sharecroppers on the ...

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