The legacy of civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer was a sharecropper in Mississippi when she joined the effort to register Black Americans to vote in the 1960s. In her latest book, Dr. Keisha N. Blain looks at the life and legacy of Hamer — from her early life in the Jim Crow era, her work to alleviate poverty and her place among other Civil Rights leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King.