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05:42 min | 1 year ago

"atlantic city hotel room hamer" Discussed on Retropod

"History lovers. I'm Mike Rosen with retro pot a show about the past rediscovered. She walked with a limp. She had a blood clot behind her eye from being severely beaten in Mississippi jail. Her name was was Fannie Lou Hamer. She was the youngest of twenty children born to black sharecroppers in Mississippi and in late nineteen sixty four for president Lyndon B Johnson was absolutely terrified of her why she was about to make make an appeal before the credentials panel at the Democratic National Convention. The potential implications were profound. Hamer represented the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party a racially integrated coalition of delegates Hamer wanted to challenge the seats of the current aren't all white democratic delegation from their state saying that they were in violation of the party's rules because they had systematically excluded excluded black citizens according to Time magazine. Johnson was worried that Hamer speech could offend the Southern Democrats whose votes he needed for reelection he wanted her silenced but Hamer had a following that rivaled that of Dr Martin Luther Author King Junior and she would not go unheard. Hamer was born in one thousand nine hundred seventeen in the Mississippi Delta. The share cropping system kept her parents in debt and without enough food to feed their twenty children in the Winter Hebrew tied rags on her feet because she often didn't have shoes. She started picking cotton when she was six years old. Aw Hamer started her civil rights work in nineteen sixty one after she was sterilized without consent during what it should have been a minor surgery she tried to register to vote in one thousand nine hundred sixty two but was turned away after she failed illiteracy literacy tests which were used in the south to discourage black people from voting the clerk asked Hamer complicated questions like interpreting the state constitution after she failed the test. She told the clerk she'd be back when Hamer returned to the plantation in that day. She was fired from her job but she wasn't defeated. Hamer became a student nonviolent. Coordinating Committee a community organizer and helped found the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party in reaction to the lack of integration in the state's Democratic Party party as a candidate from the party. She ran for Congress in nineteen sixty four against democratic incumbent Jamie L whitten at that year's Democratic Democrat National Convention. Hey made her way to the stage through a crowd of men who refused to make space for her other members of the civil rights movement including Martin Luther King Junior spoke but all eyes were on her. She then talked for thirteen minutes Mr Chairman and to could dentures committee. My name is Mrs Fannie Lou Hamer. She called for mandatory delegation an integration and recounted her experience trying to register to vote. It was the thirty first of all the night being the eighteen of US travel. Put the six miles the county courthouse in in the normal tried to register to become first. I player Hamer describes being arrested in beaten in Mississippi jail after white waitress at a rest. Stop refused her service. That's how she got the blood clot. All of this is own account. We won't be registered to become first-class. NFL Freedom Democratic Party is not beating not after her testimony humor and other other Freedom Party members discovered that Johnson a wildly tough politician had held a news conference so that national television networks could he cover her testimony live. She was livid but Johnson's efforts to silencer didn't work that that night in a hot Atlantic City Hotel Room Hamer and the rest of the country watched her testimony broadcast in prime time on the evening news news less than a year later. Congress passed the Voting Rights Act and at the nineteen sixty eight convention in Chicago. He became team the first African American to be seated as a delegate. She received a standing ovation. I'm Mike Rosen walled. Thanks for listening special thanks to Deneen Brown who reported this story for The Washington Post and for more forgotten stories from history visit Washington Post. Dot Com slash retro pod.

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The unstoppable Fannie Lou Hamer

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05:10 min | 1 year ago

The unstoppable Fannie Lou Hamer

"She walked with a limp. She had a blood clot behind her eye from being severely beaten in Mississippi jail. Her name was was Fannie Lou Hamer. She was the youngest of twenty children born to black sharecroppers in Mississippi and in late nineteen sixty four for president Lyndon B Johnson was absolutely terrified of her why she was about to make make an appeal before the credentials panel at the Democratic National Convention. The potential implications were profound. Hamer represented the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party a racially integrated coalition of delegates Hamer wanted to challenge the seats of the current aren't all white democratic delegation from their state saying that they were in violation of the party's rules because they had systematically excluded excluded black citizens according to Time magazine. Johnson was worried that Hamer speech could offend the Southern Democrats whose votes he needed for reelection he wanted her silenced but Hamer had a following that rivaled that of Dr Martin Luther Author King Junior and she would not go unheard. Hamer was born in one thousand nine hundred seventeen in the Mississippi Delta. The share cropping system kept her parents in debt and without enough food to feed their twenty children in the Winter Hebrew tied rags on her feet because she often didn't have shoes. She started picking cotton when she was six years old. Aw Hamer started her civil rights work in nineteen sixty one after she was sterilized without consent during what it should have been a minor surgery she tried to register to vote in one thousand nine hundred sixty two but was turned away after she failed illiteracy literacy tests which were used in the south to discourage black people from voting the clerk asked Hamer complicated questions like interpreting the state constitution after she failed the test. She told the clerk she'd be back when Hamer returned to the plantation in that day. She was fired from her job but she wasn't defeated. Hamer became a student nonviolent. Coordinating Committee a community organizer and helped found the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party in reaction to the lack of integration in the state's Democratic Party party as a candidate from the party. She ran for Congress in nineteen sixty four against democratic incumbent Jamie L whitten at that year's Democratic Democrat National Convention. Hey made her way to the stage through a crowd of men who refused to make space for her other members of the civil rights movement including Martin Luther King Junior spoke but all eyes were on her. She then talked for thirteen minutes Mr Chairman and to could dentures committee. My name is Mrs Fannie Lou Hamer. She called for mandatory delegation an integration and recounted her experience trying to register to vote. It was the thirty first of all the night being the eighteen of US travel. Put the six miles the county courthouse in in the normal tried to register to become first. I player Hamer describes being arrested in beaten in Mississippi jail after white waitress at a rest. Stop refused her service. That's how she got the blood clot. All of this is own account. We won't be registered to become first-class. NFL Freedom Democratic Party is not beating not after her testimony humor and other other Freedom Party members discovered that Johnson a wildly tough politician had held a news conference so that national television networks could he cover her testimony live. She was livid but Johnson's efforts to silencer didn't work that that night in a hot Atlantic City Hotel Room Hamer and the rest of the country watched her testimony broadcast in prime time on the evening news news less than a year later. Congress passed the Voting Rights Act and at the nineteen sixty eight convention in Chicago. He became team the first African American to be seated as a delegate. She received a standing ovation.

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"atlantic city hotel room hamer" Discussed on Retropod

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05:42 min | 2 years ago

"atlantic city hotel room hamer" Discussed on Retropod

"History lovers. I'm Mike Rosen with retro pod. A show about the past rediscovered. She walked with a limp. She had a blood clot behind her eye from being severely beaten in a Mississippi jail for name was Fannie, Lou Hamer. She was the youngest of twenty children born to black sharecroppers in Mississippi and in late nineteen sixty four president Lyndon B Johnson was absolutely terrified of her. Why she was about to make an appeal before the credentials panel at the democratic national convention, the potential implications were profound Hamer represented the Mississippi freedom Democratic Party a racially integrated coalition of delegates Hamer wanted to challenge. The seats of the current all white democratic delegation from their state saying that they were in violation of. The party's rules because they had systematically excluded black citizens. According to time magazine Johnson was worried that Hamer speech could offend the southern Democrats whose votes he needed for re election. He wanted her silenced. But Hamer had a following that rivaled that of Dr Martin Luther King junior, and she would not go unheard. Henry was born in one thousand nine seventeen in the Mississippi. Delta the share cropping system kept her parents in debt and without enough food to feed their twenty children in the winter Hamer tied rags on her feet because she often didn't have shoes. She started picking cotton. When she was six years old. Hamer started her civil rights work in one thousand nine sixty one after she was sterilized without consent during what should have been a minor surgery. She tried to register to vote in one thousand nine hundred sixty two but was turned away after she failed a literacy test which were used in the south to discourage black people from voting the clerk asked Hamer complicated. Questions like interpreting the state constitution after she failed the test. She told the clerk she'd be back when Hamer returned to the plantation that day, she was fired from her job, but she wasn't defeated Hamer became a student nonviolent coordinating committee community organizer and helped found the Mississippi freedom Democratic Party in reaction to the lack of integration in the state's Democratic Party as a candidate from the party. She ran for congress in nineteen sixty four against democratic incumbent, Jamie l Whitten at that year's democratic national convention Hamer made her. Way to the stage through a crowd of men who refused to make space for her other members of the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King junior spoke. But all eyes were on her. She then talked for thirteen minutes. Mr chairman. And two they could dentist committee. My name is MRs Fannie, Lou Hamer, she called for mandatory delegation, integration and recounted her experience trying to register to vote. The thirty first of all the the night food. That eighteen of all travel put the six miles who the county courthouse in in the null to register to become first class Hamer described being arrested in beaten in a Mississippi jail after a white waitress at a rest, stop refused. Her service. That's how she got the blood clot. This is the own account of we will to register the become first class. If the freedom democratic fun if not feed enough. Question amount. After her testimony Hamer and other Freedom Party members discovered that Johnson, a wildly tough politician had held a news conference. So that national television networks could he cover her testimony live? She was livid, but Johnson's efforts to silence her didn't work that night in a hot Atlantic City hotel room Hamer in the rest of the country watched her testimony broadcast in prime time on the evening news less than a year later, congress passed the Voting Rights Act, and at the nineteen sixty eight convention in Chicago Hamer became the first African American to be seated as a delegate she received a standing ovation. I'm Mike Rosen walled. Thanks for listening special. Thanks to deneen Brown who reported the story for the Washington Post and for more forgotten stories from history. Visit Washington Post dot com slash retro pod.

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