America ReFramed

Fannie Lou Hamer's America | The Brutality in Winona, MS

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1 | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

Fannie Lou Hamer describes the ill-fated day she, Annell Ponder and Euvester Simpson were arrested in Winona, Mississippi. The interrogation of Mrs. Hamer would forever change her work and life as the brutal police beating left her physically scarred, affecting her health in later years.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for America ReFramed provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by Open Society Foundations, …