Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator(s):
Ekua Holmes
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Candlewick
ISBN:
978-0763665319
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

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. Featuring vibrant mixed-media art full of intricate detail, this book celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer's life and legacy with a message of hope, determination and strength.

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