The Resource Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist, (evideo)

Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist, (evideo)

Label
Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist
Title
Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Voting rights activist and Civil Rights Leader Fannie Lou Hamer, born in 1917 in Montgomery County, Mississippi, was the granddaughter of a slave and the youngest of 20 children. Raised by hardworking parents who were sharecroppers, she was no stranger to poverty or hardship. An inspirational speaker and writer, she used her powerful voice to raise the cause of equality and freedom for all blacks in America and became a defining force in the fight against social injustice during the early years of the civil rights movement. In this rare documentary, her struggles and triumphs are expressed through Hamer's own words as well as those of friends and colleagues. While attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Fannie Lou Hamer posed the defining question: Is this America? The land of the free and the home of the brave? Where we have to sleep with our telephone off the hook, because our lives be threatened daily because we want to live in peace as human beings in America? She will be remembered for winning the right to vote for Black Americans and exposing America's poverty by giving a voice to those in need. This program is an inspiration to anyone who has ever faced oppression and acts as a powerful reminder of what one individual is capable of achieving in the face of adversity
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by TMW Media in 2005
Language note
In: English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
66
Technique
live action
Label
Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 67 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1102295
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1102295
  • (OCoLC)945759090
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 67 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1102295
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1102295
  • (OCoLC)945759090
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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