The Fannie Lou Hamer Story
The Fannie Lou Hamer Story is an entrancing one-woman play performed by award-winning actress, Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye. Born in Patterson, NJ, Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye is an internationally acclaimed vocalist, actress, and multi-award-winning playwright of The Fannie Lou Hamer Story. Ms. Aimbaye is also the founder and president of Healing Through the Sound of Music, Inc. (HTSM) a 501c3 non-profit social impact music and theater production company commemorating Black Women as Matriarchs of Mankind. Mzuri poetically shares about voting rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, through song and storytelling by taking the audience on a riveting 90-minute journey of storytelling, video montage with twelve inspiring songs about Mrs. Hamer’s activism as the “Mother of Voter Registration” for Black people which aided in the passage of the Voters’ Rights Act of 1965. The Fannie Lou Hamer Story will be performed on March 18th and 19th at The Lyric Theatre as part of the National Voice Of The Empowered (V.O.T.E.) Tour.