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Voice of Freedom

Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

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Voice of Freedom

Voice of Freedom

Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Playaway

07/12/2016

34 minutes

9781520092577

DVD

07/12/2016

1 DVD

34 minutes

9781520016788

Video Library Digital

07/12/2016

34 minutes

9781520016795

Video Retail Digital

07/12/2016

34 minutes

9781520016818

Video Library Digital

07/12/2016

34 minutes

9781520016801R

Description:

Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that, despite President Johnson's interference, aired on national TV news and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats. Based on the critically acclaimed 2016 Caldecott and Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Award, Voice of Freedom celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer's life and legacy with a message of hope, determination, and strength.

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This majestic biography offers a detailed, intelligible overview of Hamer's life while never losing the thread of her motivations, fears, and heroic triumphs, and places the civil rights movement in personal, local, national, and international contexts., The Horn Book

Hamer's heroic life story should be widely known, and this well-crafted work should find a place in most libraries., School Library Journal

Bold, honest, informative, and unforgettable., Kirkus

Bold, unapologetic, and beautiful., Booklist

This audiobook would make an excellent introduction to the sounds of the Civil Rights movement., AudioFile Magazine

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