- Fannie Lou,1917–77, U.S. civil rights activist.
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In 1962, Hamer attended a meeting about black voter registration sponsored by SNCC.
Hamer died March 17, 1977 from complications of heart disease and breast cancer.
Hamer married in 1944 and moved with her husband to Ruleville, Miss., where they were sharecroppers on a plantation.
Hamer declared in her plaintive, outspoken way: “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired!”
Bracey says he considers Hamer the First Lady of Civil Rights.
I have said before that Hamer was one of the ablest men Ohio ever produced.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete
Ulysses S. Grant
Mr. Hamer records another tale much like the foregoing, but the one I have given is a type of all such stories.Welsh Folk-Lore
Hamer was, however, a man of strength and sound judgment, and for this reason proved very useful to the volunteers.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)
Justin H. Smith
"And give promise of more novel but less savoury entertainment," said Hamer of Hamer.
The park-like lands of Foxholes and Hamer lie close by the north side of the road.Lancashire Sketches