The Fannie Lou Hamer Statue Committee and Hanlon Sculpture Studio plans to unveil a statue of Civil Rights Leader and Human Rights Advocate Fannie Lou Hamer on Oct. 5, 2012 at the Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden in Ruleville.
Dr. Patricia Reid-Merritt, Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Africana Studies at the Richard Stockton College of NJ and Chair of the National Committee expressed her appreciation to committee members and Hanlon Sculpture Studio for their commitment and dedication to the completion of the project.
By Monica Land JACKSON – With the recent donation of $10,000, a life-sized statue honoring the late civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer is moving closer to reality. An additional $25,000 is needed to complete the project by Oct. 5, a day before Hamer’s 95th birthday. The total cost of the project is $85,000. The […]
By Monica Land PHILADELPHIA, Ms. – Award-winning producer Joan Sadoff, of “Standing on My Sister’s Shoulders” is the first to admit that she didn’t march during the civil rights movement. She didn’t know Martin Luther King or Rosa Parks and she never worked with Medgar Evers or Fannie Lou Hamer. But what she has is […]
‘Link’ reporter and others contribute to the preservation of women in history through new book By Monica Land PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Before producing documentaries, Joan Sadoff, M.Ed., M.S.W., spent her professional career as a clinical social worker in hospital, school, family agency, and community settings. On a national and international level, she has lectured to […]