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Fannie Lou Hamer is a well-recognized civil rights activists and organizer for voting rights. Her work centered on elevating the rights of Black voters and women. Hamer had polio as a child and later became physically disabled due to a severe beating in a Mississippi jail.

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These descriptions were compiled by the NAMD Advocates to honor our ancestors and the existence of disabled people of color.

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