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Remarkable Women in History
Fannie Lou Hamer: From Sharecropper to Civil and Voting Rights Icon
Born into a family of poor sharecroppers in Mississippi, Fannie Lou Hamer became field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and an indefatigable fighter for civil and voting rights.