America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | Registering to Vote

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1 | 1m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

For Fannie Lou Hamer, registering to vote in Mississippi meant being a first-class citizen in the U.S. But in doing so, her life and livelihood were threatened. Intimidation and violence were not new to Mrs. Hamer, and they would continue to follow her as an activist and as a Black woman.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, …