Amelia Boynton Robinson

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Amelia Boynton Robinson
Born August 18, 1911 (1911-08-18) (age 103)
Georgia, United States
Occupation Civil Rights activist

Amelia Platts Boynton Robinson (born August 18, 1911) is an American activist. She was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama[1] and a key figure in the 1965 march that became known as Bloody Sunday. In 1984 she became founding vice-president of the Schiller Institute working with Lyndon LaRouche. She was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal in 1990.

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  1. 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.