Sojourners Magazine: December 1982
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The main thing that struck people about Mrs. Hamer was the sense that she was a very strong Christian person.
In the summer of 1962, I volunteered to work for SNCC in Ruleville setting up voter registration drives.
I have a habit of turning on the radio for the news first thing in the morning.
We present Fannie Lou Hamer's story as a simple reminder that God's light of love and justice shines in the midst of the most terrible darkness.