Governor Bentley Statement on Death of Amelia Boynton Robinson

By  | August 26, 2015 | Filed under: News
Amelia Boynton Robinson

Amelia Boynton Robinson

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday released the following statement on the death of Civil Rights Activist, Amelia Boynton Robinson.

“I am saddened to hear about the death of Amelia Boynton Robinson. She was a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement who began working to secure voting rights for African Americans in Selma in the 1930s. Her passion for equality and her spirit to preserve human rights were immense and unwavering. Amelia was a great Alabamian. She was a true pioneer and her life should serve as an example to future generations of leaders.”

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