Fannie Lou Hamer Quote
“With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, 'cause that's what really happens.”
―Fannie Lou Hamer
As quoted in This Little Light of Mine, ch. 8, by Hay Mills (1993).
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFannie Lou Hamer
Born: October 6, 1917
Died: March 14, 1977 (aged 59)
Bio: Fannie Lou Hamer was an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader.
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