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fannie lou hamer Quotes

Fannie Lou Hamer Quotes

Birth Date: 1917-10-06 (Saturday, October 6th, 1917)
Date of Death: 1977-03-14 (Monday, March 14th, 1977)



    • It is only when we speak what is right that we stand a chance at night of being blown to bits in our homes. Can we call this a free country, when I am afraid to go to sleep in my own home in Mississippi?... I might not live two hours after I get back home, but I want to be a part of setting the Negro free in Mississippi.
    • 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.
    • I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.
    • It's time for America to get right.
    • I always said if I lived to get grown and had a chance, I was going to try to get something for my mother and I was going to do something for the black man of the South if it would cost my life; I was determined to see that things were changed.
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