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This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

by Kay Mills

Availablepaperback$25.95x 978-0-8131-9182-9
Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
426 pages  Pubdate: 08/24/2007  6 x 9 x .750  25 photos

The award-winning biography of black civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer

"Mills' book is worth reading, not only because it is well written and thoroughly researched, but also because it describes the life of a person who would rank in the top 10 of the most important and essential Mississippians of the last 50 years." --Jackson Free Press

“A solid addition for biography, civil rights, and African American studies collections in public and academic libraries.”—Michael Rogers, Library Journal

"Fifteen years after the book’s initial release, this edition of This Little Light of Mine continues to solidify its stance as a worthy contribution to the canon of civil rights-era historical scholarship. Mills’s book stands as essential reading for anyone interested in the inner-workings of the civil rights movement." --Wesley Tyler French, Journal of Mississippi History