Fannie Lou Hamer Statue Project

Fannie Lou Hamer, a Mississippi sharecropper, was one of the most noteworthy leaders of the civil rights movement. The National Fannie Lou Hamer Statue Committee in Ruleville, Mississippi, is raising funds to erect a statue of Hamer beside her gravesite.
Eleven years ago Mississippi native Patricia Thompson saw the neglected and unkempt grave of Fannie [...]

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