Here are a few of the books we have on these civil rights leaders in the library. To find more, try searching the catalog specifically for your person's name -- for example type "angela davis", and click Keyword.
Some great resources that are available for free on the web:
This video segment profiles the life and leadership of Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights activist who co-chaired the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Hamer testified at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, challenging Mississippi's all-white Democratic Party delegation and advocating for African American voting rights and representation.
"Fannie Lou Hamer." Teachers' Domain. 18 Jun. 2004. Web. 26 Jan. 2012. <http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.hamer/>
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