09/11/2009 · Born Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. The daughter of sharecroppers, Hamer began working the fields at an early age. Her family struggled financially, and ...
On Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, Fannie Lou Hamer’s America director and editor Joy Elaine Davenport and producer, Monica Land, were joined in conversation by Academy Award® nominee Aunjanue Ellis and writer and historian Dr. Keisha N. Blain about what the current generation of social justice warriors could learn from Fannie Lou Hamer's example.
08/10/2022 · Emmy and Oscar Nominated Actress Aunjanue Ellis joins Tiffany Cross to discuss her turn starring in the new award-winning short film, 'Fannie' and the legacy of Civil Rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer.
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is committed to placing students at the center of their own education. We partner with the New York Performance Standards Consortium to anchor our work in student portfolios and performance assessment; we partner with Big Picture Learning to anchor our work in real world learning.
Edgar Albert Guest was a British-born U.S. writer whose poems were widely read during the first half of the 20th century. Guest’s family relocated from Warwickshire, England to the United States in 1891, when Guest was 10 years old. Edgar Guest began his career at the Detroit Free Press in 1895,…
When Mississippi Valley State University Alum Tarrey Torae (96), a Grammy Award-winning artist, heard that there would be a college band/choir competition, she made sure she connected with Gospel hip-hop artist Sir The Baptist to tell him about MVSU and why the school should be included in the competition.
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