America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America

Season 10 Episode 1 | 58m 41s | WETA Passport

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Fannie Lou Hamer's America is a portrait of a civil rights activist and the injustices in America that made her work essential. Through public speeches, personal interviews, and powerful songs of the fearless Mississippi sharecropper-turned-human-rights-activist, Fannie Lou Hamer's America explores and celebrates the lesser-known life of one of the Civil Rights Movement’s greatest leaders.

Aired: 02/22/22 | Expires: 02/21/26 | 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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