Sick and Tired: Black Women and Health

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As human beings we all experience life differently.

In 1964, Fanny Lou Hamer, an African–American civil rights activist (1917-1978) wrote,

‘All my life I have been sick and tired. Now I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.’

In her lifetime Fanny Lou had fought hard against the racism, sexism and economic oppression of the time