Quotation by Fannie Lou Hamer

It's time for America to get right.
Fannie Lou Hamer (1917–1977), African American civil rights activist. As quoted in This Little Light of Mine, ch. 8, by Hay Mills (1993).

Said on September 13, 1965, in a speech at a rally following a hearing before the United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Elections—at which she had also spoken.
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