Transcript of Interview by Jack Minnis with Fannie Lou Hamer

Type 
Interview
Year 
1964
Creator(s) 
Jack Minnis (interviewer)
Fannie Lou Hamer (interviewee)
Date 
Wed, 03/18/1964
Doc # 
1FH08.02
Abstract 

In this interview with Jack Minnis of the Jackson Clarion Ledger, prominent civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer discussed the urgent need for justice for African-Americans, especially in light of being brutally beaten by police officers for her activism work.  Hamer was accosted by policemen and taken to a jail, where she was severely beaten.  Fellow activist Annell Ponder was also assaulted by police officers at the prison.

Additional information 

Document Description: four-page photocopy of document; located in PLT Archive folder "MLK-Hamer Materials"; Notations (written on original): Hamer-46 yrs. old, f. Clarion Ledger, The publication date of the article (noted above) was handwritten on the original or on a photocopy thereof; document also found in the PLT Paper Archive as Doc #1FH08.02a.

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