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Until I Am Free: A Conversation on Fannie Lou Hamer’s Legacy


Featuring: Keisha N. Blain, Rebecca Traister
Recorded: Thursday, October 14, 2021

A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual history, Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America is a manifesto for anyone committed to social justice. The book challenges us to listen to a working-poor and disabled Black woman activist and intellectual of the civil rights movement as we grapple with contemporary concerns around race, inequality, and social justice.

Dr. Keisha N. Blain, Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and author of Until I Am Free in conversation with columnist and author Rebecca Traister as they discuss Fannie Lou Hamer’s views on women’s rights, poverty, voting rights, internationalism, and policing can guide activists today. 

Creative: Tronvig Group