Tag Archives: African-American women

Fannie Lou Hamer

Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer, fearless civil rights and anti-poverty activist, who died today – March 14th – in 1977. Her iconic words – “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired” – are on her gravestone. One of … Continue reading

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Bessie Coleman, Lady Gaga, Woman Suffrage

We added two “favorite videos” on our womenshistory channel: a Smithsonian Channel video about Bessie Coleman, the first African-American female pilot, and a woman suffrage video with a Lady Gaga sound track. What do you think? http://www.youtube.com/womenshistory

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