How to use Hamer in a sentence
In 1962, Hamer was a Mississippi sharecropper with little formal schooling when she decided to attend a voting rights organizing meeting at a local church.
It is Hamer’s genuineness — evident in everything she said and did — that makes it so alluring and so perilous to invoke her legacy.
Blain contends that Hamer can provide “a blueprint for tackling a range of contemporary social issues.”
Her reputation has only grown in recent decades, aided by a spate of biographies and books, a play about her life, and even an invocation of Hamer by then-Sen.
Over the years, Saha and Hamer have introduced small groups of athletes and entertainers from different fields into the app in stages to get their feedback and insight as to what they need.Former Manchester United footballer Louis Saha is helping athletes become media entrepreneurs | Seb Joseph | June 24, 2021 | Digiday
In 1962, Hamer attended a meeting about black voter registration sponsored by SNCC.
Born in Montgomery County, Miss., Fannie Lou Hamer was the youngest of 20 children.
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!”
The park-like lands of Foxholes and Hamer lie close by the north side of the road.Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh
We sell'd that to pay th' doctor's bill when poor owd Hamer next door had th' fever soa long.Yorkshire Tales. Third Series | John Hartley
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
"And give promise of more novel but less savoury entertainment," said Hamer of Hamer.Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) | John Roby
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