This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine

The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

Book - 2007
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" WITH A FOREWORD BY MARION WRIGHT EDELMAN The award-winning biography of black civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. ""Riveting. Provides a history that helps us to understand the choices made by so many black men and women of Hamer's generation, who somehow found the courage to join a movement in which they risked everything."" --New York Times Book Review ""One is forced to pause and consider that this black daughter of the Old South might have been braver than King and Malcolm."" --Washington Post Book World ""An epic that nurtures us as we confront today's challenges and helps us Keep Hope Alive.'"" --Jesse L. Jackson ""Not only does This Little Light of Mine recount a vital part of America""s history, but it lights our future as readers are inspired anew by Mrs. Hamer's spirit, courage, and commitment."" --Marian Wright Edelman ""This book is the essence of raw courage. It must be read."" --Rep. John Lewis

Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2007
ISBN: 9780813191829
0813191823
Branch Call Number: 973.0496073 H178m 2007
Characteristics: xxii, 390 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm

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