Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: Fannie Lou Hamer

Forced Sterilization Spurred Fannie Lou Hamer’s Civil...

Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) The Mississippi sharecropper's forced sterilization was one of the moments that launched her to become part of the state's civil rights...

‘Take Our Country Back’: Is Donald Trump’s...

In early 2007, it was clear. The Republican Party was going to face a Democratic presidential candidate unlike any they have ever faced before:...

8 Black Women of the Civil Rights...

Dr. Anna Pauline 'Pauli' Murray (Nov. 20, 1910 – July 1, 1985) Pauli Murray was an American civil rights and women's rights activist, lawyer and...

10 Civil Rights Women Activists You Should...

Overlooked Civil Rights Leaders During slavery, Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement, Black women endured segregation, discrimination, white terrorism and verbal abuse. Women were just as involved...

Statue Unveiled To Honor Civil Rights Icon...

Hundreds of men, women and children recently gathered in her hometown of Ruleville, Mississippi for the unveiling of a statue honoring the late civil...