Quotes by Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer was an American voting and women's rights activist, community organizer, and a leader in the civil rights movement. She was the co-founder and vice-chair of the Freedom Democratic Party, which she represented at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.

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Every red stripe in that flag represents the black man's blood that has been shed.

America, SlaveryFannie Lou Hamer
 
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If I fall, I'll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I'm not backing off.

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With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that's what really happens.

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One day, I know the struggle will change. There's got to be a change - not only for Mississippi, not only for the people in the United States, but people all over the world.

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I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.

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