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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at 104

PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the “Bloody Sunday” civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Read More

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Politics

GOP Leaders to Skip Selma Event

  (Politico) – Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a large commemoration of a civil rights anniversary. But their ranks don’t include a single member of House Republican leadership — a point that isn’t lost on congressional black leaders. None Read More