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Freedom is Not Free, “Freedom Summer” clip 7

Fannie Lou Hamer stood up and challenged the movement. After registering to vote, she and 17 others were arrested, and she had to leave her home and her job. Of “the people of Mississippi, the Negroes,” she said, “We are not satisfied and we haven’t been satisfied a long time.”

“Freedom Summer” premieres on American Experience PBS June 24.