America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | A Separate But More Equal Party

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1 | 1m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Why did Fannie Lou Hamer, Ella Baker, Bob Moses and others organize a separate political party in Mississippi? For the inclusion of Black residents in state politics which was powered by white supremacy. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party would soon ruffle feathers all the way to Washington, D.C.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: TV-PG

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