Civil Rights Heroine, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Died Today At The Age of 104

Today, on August 26th, Amelia Boynton Robinson, a heroine of the Civil Rights Movements in the 1960s, died at the age of 104. You may not recall the name but you’ve seen the brutal, telling images of her on Alabama grounds tear-gassed and beaten by racist policemen and state troopers on March 7, 1965, historically known as “Bloody Sunday.” She was one of the lead … Continue reading Civil Rights Heroine, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Died Today At The Age of 104