Amelia Boynton Robinson
|Amelia Boynton Robinson|
|Born||August 18, 1911
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 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.