Statue of Fannie Lou Hamer unveiled in Mississippi

Statue of Fannie Lou Hamer unveiled in Mississippi

Monica Land – theGRIO NBC News – Friday, 12 October 2012 (originally published  11 Oct) MISSISSIPPI, United States: Scores of men, women and children attended the recent unveiling of a statue honoring the late civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer in her hometown of Ruleville, Miss. Hamer, who would have been 95 on Oct. 6, […]

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

WNN Radio Roughed up and brought to jail after protesting during a small ‘non-segregated’ racially mixed sit-in in a Lynchburg, Virginia drugstore lunch counter on December 14, 1960, the Patterson Six , made up of four white and two African American students from three different colleges in the Lynchburg area, were not going to take […]