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Left to right: Anne Moody, Hazel Brannon Smith and Fannie Lou Hamer were Mississippi women who risked it all to help Mississippi become a better place. Photos courtesy Fred Blackwell; Cam Bonelli; Warren K. Leffler, U.S. News & World Report Magazine/Public Domain

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Learning to Roar in Mississippi from Anne, Hazel and Fannie Lou

Mississippi has long had women warriors who don't flinch at attempts to make them shut our little mouths, who stare back, who write scathing columns, who get the hell beaten ...


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