Fannie Lou Hamer

Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer Full Name: Fannie Lou Hamer

United States of America

Profession: Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: Instrumental in organizing the Freedom Summer in Mississippi for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

Lou Hamer was the representative for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.

Born: October 6, 1917
Birthplace: Montgomery Country, Mississippi, USA
Star Sign: Libra

Died: March 14, 1977 (aged 59)
Cause of Death: Breast cancer

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