Fannie Lou Hamer Quotes.
I was forced away from the plantation because I wouldn’t go back and withdraw, you know, my literacy test after I had tried to take it. I wouldn’t go back.
Every red stripe in that flag represents the black man’s blood that has been shed.
You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and try to do something, God is not going to put it in your lap.
If this is a Great Society, I’d hate to see a bad one.
If I am truly free, who can tell me how much of my freedom I can have today?
You don’t have to like everybody, but you have to love everybody.
When I liberate others, I liberate myself.
Christianity is being concerned about [others], not building a million-dollar church while people are starving right around the corner. Christ was a revolutionary person, out there where it was happening. That’s what God is all about, and that’s where I get my strength.
On the 10th of September 1962, sixteen bullets was fired into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tucker for me.
Hate won’t only destroy us. It will destroy these people that’s hating as well.
Black people know what white people mean when they say вЂњlaw and orderвЂќ.
If I fall, I’ll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I’m not backing off.
Righteousness exalts a nation. Hate just makes people miserable.
America that is divided against itself cannot stand, and we cannot say we have all of this unity they say we have when black people are being discriminated against in every city in America I have visited.