We hadn't heard anything about registering to vote because when you see this flat land in here, when the people would get out of the fields, if they had a radio, they'd be too tired to play it. So we didn't know what was going on in the rest of the state, even, much less in other places.

Fannie Lou Hamer

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

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