Amelia Boynton Robinson

In this Aug. 26, 2003 file photo, Amelia Boynton, Robinson appears at an American Civil Rights Education Services tour at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta. Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the Selma march on “Bloody Sunday,” championed voting rights for blacks, and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. She was 104. Boynton Robinson was hospitalized in July after having a major stroke and turned 104 on Aug. 18. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith, File)

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