March 8, 2018
Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, spoke words that are all too relevant today. Mrs. Hamer would have turned 100 years old on October 6th 2017. Today on Making Contact, youll hear archival recordings, and excerpts from a powerful new film featuring Fannie Lou Hamers contemporaries” themselves now elders. Youll hear about the context of her life, and the lives of other sharecroppers in Mississippi from a seldom heard film produced for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee or SNCC.