Washington Post on the Festival’s Mission

“Mention Fannie Lou Hamer in many of the nation’s classrooms, or in some offices on Capitol Hill, for that matter, and chances are the civil rights icon’s name might garner more blank stares than recognition.

“Hamer, a Mississippi sharecropper with a sixth-grade education who became a voting rights advocate at a time when registering meant risking your life, was the focus of Wednesday’s opening night of the March on Washington Film Festival. The festival runs through July 25 and is free, but the required reserve tickets have been in high demand.” FULL STORY

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