Northwest African American Museum
2300 South Massachusetts Street, Central District, Seattle

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Enjoy Part 2 of the reading of “Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer”, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Ekua Holmes. This book explores the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, one of the most influential women in the modern Civil Rights Movement. It introduces key events in Hamer’s life: growing up in a sharecropping community, getting involved in the struggle for voting rights, a trip to Africa, and her run for the Mississippi State Senate.

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