Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

NPR: Amelia Boynton Robinson, Survivor Of 'Bloody Sunday,' Dies At 104

Aug 26, 2015
In The News

Amelia Boynton Robinson, who went from being beaten on a bridge in Selma, Ala., in 1965 to being pushed across the bridge in a wheelchair alongside the president of the United States, has died at age 104.

Her daughter, Germaine Bowser, confirmed to Troy Public Radio's Kyle Gassiott that Boynton Robinson died early Wednesday morning. She had been hospitalized after suffering several strokes this summer.

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