It was the 31st of August in 1962 that eighteen of us traveled twenty-six miles to the county courthouse in Indianola to try to register to become first-class citizens. We was met in Indianola by policemen, Highway Patrolmen, and they only allowed two of us in to take the literacy test at the time.

Fannie Lou Hamer

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Author Profession: Activist
Nationality: American
Born: October 6, 1917
Died: March 14, 1977

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