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" WITH A FOREWORD BY MARION WRIGHT EDELMAN The award-winning biography of black civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. ""Riveting. Provides a history that helps us to understand the choices made by so many black men and women of Hamer's generation, who somehow found the courage to join a movement in which they risked everything."" --New York Times Book Review ""One is forced to pause and consider that this black daughter of the Old South might have been braver than King and Malcolm."" --Washington Post Book World ""An epic that nurtures us as we confront today's challenges and helps us Keep Hope Alive.'"" --Jesse L. Jackson ""Not only does This Little Light of Mine recount a vital part of America""s history, but it lights our future as readers are inspired anew by Mrs. Hamer's spirit, courage, and commitment."" --Marian Wright Edelman ""This book is the essence of raw courage. It must be read."" --Rep. John Lewis

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The award-winning biography of black civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer

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ISBN:
9780813191829
Author:
Mills, Kay
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Foreword by:
Edelman, Marian Wright
Foreword:
Edelman, Marian Wright
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
African Americans - Civil rights - History -
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
390
Dimensions:
9.20x6.38x1.01 in. 1.38 lbs.

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