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America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | Beyond the Lens

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1 | 23m 18s

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For the family of Fannie Lou Hamer, she was a woman of power and presence as a civil and human rights activist. But to Jacqueline Hamer Flakes, Monica Land, and Jimmy Lee Lacey, she was also so much more - a mother, a wife, and a friend who was loving and giving. The in-depth interview provides an intimacy to Mrs. Hamer's life, work and legacy that can only be told by those who knew her best.

Aired: 02/22/22 | Rating: TV-PG

Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, Acton Family Giving, Park Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and The Reva & David Logan Foundation. Funding for FANNIE LOU HAMER'S AMERICA provided by W.K. Kellogg Foundation, JustFilms | Ford Foundation, GBH Voices and Equity Fund made possible by the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc., the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, Mississippi Delta National Heritage, Mississippi Humanities Council and others. This program was made possible by contributions to this PBS station from viewers like you.

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