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Amelia Boynton Robinson, center, who was beaten during "Bloody Sunday," holds President Barack Obama's hand as they walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Saturday, March 7, 2015. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

'She refused to be intimidated'

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 inAlabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.Boynton Robinson was among those beaten during...

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