Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama 103-year-old civil rights icon joins Rep. Terri Sewell for presidential address

Jan 20, 2015
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Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell will have a special guest with her as President Barack Obama presents his state of the union address tonight: 103-year-old voting rights activist Amelia Boynton.

Boynton, who was portrayed by actress Lorraine Toussaint in the movie "Selma,"' will join Sewell, herself a Selma native, for the Washington D.C. address. Sewell, D-Birmingham, said she is honored to be joined by Boynton.

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