Amelia Boynton Robinson
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|Amelia Boynton Robinson|
August 18, 1911
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||August 26, 2015
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Occupation||American civil rights activist|
|Spouse||Samuel W. Boynton
(m. 1936-1963; his death)
(m. 1969-1973; his death)
(m. 19??-1988; his death)
Amelia Platts Boynton Robinson (August 18, 1911 – August 26, 2015) was an American activist. She was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama and a key figure in the 1965 march that became known as Bloody Sunday.
References[change | change source]
- Garrison, Greg (August 26, 2015). "Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson, icon of 'Bloody Sunday' march, dies at 104". AL.com. http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2015/08/civil_rights_activist_amelia_b.html. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- John A. Kirk (2005). Martin Luther King Jr. Pearson Longman. p. 124. ISBN 978-0-582-41431-0. http://books.google.com/books?id=wHV2AAAAMAAJ. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
- "Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104". miamiherald. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article32426391.html.