Further Reading about Fannie Lou Hamer
Want to learn more? Check out these Fannie Lou Hamer books at MSU Libraries. Links will take you to the books' entries in our catalog, which may include holdings at other Mississippi libraries.
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Asch, Christopher Myers. The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer. New Press, 2008.
Blain, Keisha N. Until I am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America. Beacon, 2021.
Hamer, Fannie Lou. The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer. Edited by Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck, University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Lee, Chana Kai. For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. University of Illinois, 1999.
Mills, Kay. This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Dutton, 1993.
Colman, Penny. Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for the Vote. Millbrook Press, 1993.
Donovan, Sandy. Fannie Lou Hamer. Raintree, 2004.
Weatherford, Carole Boston. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement. Candlewick, 2015.