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Who is Amelia Boynton?

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Heather Mills

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Heather Mills

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For those of you who do not know her, Heather Anne Mills was born on January 12, 1968. Moreover, she is an English media personality, and a model. In fact, she first became recognized by the public in 1993, when a collision that happened between her and a police motorcycle in London, which lead to the amputation of her left leg below the knee. However, she continued to model using a prosthetic limb and sold her story to a tabloid newspaper. Keep on reading this article if you want to know more about her.

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Heather Mills is known as: a British activist, a philanthropist and a former model. She was born on January 12, 1968, in England, Aldershot. Moreover, when she was just a young adult, she started modeling. However, while she was in London, in 1993, a collision between her and a police motorcycle happened. As a result, Mills had an amputation of her left leg below the knee. Moreover, she was largely interested in activism, and used her plight in order to bring awareness to the suffering of refugees. Additionally, in 2002, she got married to Sir Paul McCartney, Beetles member, after she met him at a charity event a few years earlier. Moreover, the couple had one daughter, and then got divorced in 2006.

Good Deeds

Carmencitta Magazine - Heather miller 3In addition to being a humanitarian worker, Heather Mills is also committed to fight for animal rights.

Moreover, she uses the campaigns in order to demand people and companies to stop the use of cat and dog fur when manufacturing clothing. Additionally, she and her then husband, visited eastern Canada in order to protest in the annual seal hunt over there. She is an active member of PETA and Viva!, Britain’s leading vegetarian, vegan and animal rights organization. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Association of the USA. Mills is a patron the Adopt-a-Minefield and proceeds from her updated autobiography, A Single Step, will be donated to that cause.

 

Who is Mother Jones?

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Mary Harris Jones, as known as Mother Jones, was a much known woman who had a role as a union activist. In fact, she is the one who founded the Social Democratic Party, as well as helped establishing the Industrial Workers of the World.

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Mother Jones was born in Ireland, Country Cork, in 1830. After a while, her family immigrated to the west, first to Canada and after that to America. Bad luck was a friend to her as she lost her family to a yellow fever outbreak, and after that, her home in the great Chicago fire. Marry decided to become a labor activist and she was called by the nickname “Mother Jones” and considered her the champion of the working class. In 1930, Jones died.

Labor Activism

After all of her losses, Jones started her work as a labor activist. In fact, she worked with the Knights of Labor and gave them speeches in order to inspire the workers. Moreover, she traveled to multiple strike sites, to help coal miners in Pennsylvania in 1873 and railroad workers in 1877. In fact, she was called Mother because of the way she cared for the workers.

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In 1898, Mother Jones became the founder of the Social Democratic Party. Moreover, in 1905, Jones helped in establishing the Industrial Workers of the World. Surprisingly, Marry was considered to be one of the most dangerous women in America, by the authorities, due to her social reform and labor activities.

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Furthermore, she was known that nothing could ever stop her. Even at the age of 82, she went to a strike in West Virginia. This strike went violent, and she was arrested. Mother Jones was sentenced with 20 years in jail. However, her supporters teamed together and convinced the governor to forgive her and set her free. However, all of that did not stop her, and she returned to organizing workers.

Who Is Hilary Clinton?

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Hillary Clinton became the first American first lady to ever win a public office seat, when she was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001. After that, in 2009, she became the 67th U.S. secretary of state, and served until 2013. Moreover, in 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. Keep on reading so you can learn more about Hillary Clinton.

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Carmencitta magazine hillary clinton 1Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 26, 1947. Moreover, she earned a law degree from Yale University. Over there, she met Bill Clinton, and the couple got married in 1975. Moreover, from 1993 until 2001, she was the first lady. After that, the U.S. senator from 2001 until 2009. It was her plan to run for presidency since 2007. However, in the 2008 Democratic primaries, she conceded the nomination when it became clear that Barack Obama held a majority of the delegate vote. As a result, she had to wait until the spring of 2015 to announce her plans to run again for the U.S. presidency. In 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party.

Health Issues

Clinton said she took responsibility for security at the outpost in Benghazi. She was scheduled, in December 2012, to testify about the attack before Congress. However, she canceled her scheduled testimony, because of a stomach virus and a concussion that she suffered after fainting.

Carmencitta magazine hillary clinton 2In fact, the reason that happened was because she was dehydrated. Moreover, when that happened, some members of Congress questioned the timing of Clinton’s illnesses, including Representative Allen West, who stated that he believed the secretary of state was suffering from “a case of Benghazi flu” on the day she was scheduled to testify.

Additionally, on December 30, 2012, Clinton was admitted to the hospital because of something that was related to the concussion that she had suffered earlier in the month. She was released from a New York hospital on January 2, 2013, after receiving treatment, and soon recovered and returned to work.

Who is Amelia Boynton?

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Carmencitta-Magazine-Who-is-amelia-boyton-1Amelia Boynton Robinson was known as being a civil rights activist. Moreover, she was the one who defended against not letting African American vote. In fact, in 1965, she tried to help leading a civil rights march, and as a result got brutally beaten. This act is now known as Bloody Sunday and drew national attention to the Civil Rights Movement. Moreover, Amelia Boynton is the first black woman who ran for Congress in Alabama.

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Amelia Boynton was born in Savannah, Georgia, on August 18, 1911. In fact, in 1964, Amelia became the first African-American woman, as well as the first female Democratic candidate from Alabama, who ran for a seat in Congress. After that, one year later, Boynton helped lead a civil rights march, which caused her, and other activists to be brutally beaten by state troopers.

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This event, was the reason for drawing nationwide attention to the Civil Rights movement. Boynton won the Martin Luther King Jr. Medal in 1990, which was a Medal of Freedom. She died on August 26, 2015 at the age of 104.

Early Activism

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In 1930, Boynton met Dallas County who became her co-worker. Moreover, both Boynton and County cared about finding ways to make the lives of African-American better. After that, in 1936, they got married and had two sons named Bill Jr. and Bruce Carver. Furthermore, for the next three decades, they worked in order to achieve voting, property and education rights for poor African Americans who lived in Alabama. In fact, 30 years later, her husband died, but she remained on her pledge to help African Americans have a better life.

Her Death

Boynton died at the age of 104 years, on August 26, 2015, after she suffered from several strokes. Her son Bruce Boynton said of his mother’s commitment to civil rights: “The truth of it is that was her entire life. That’s what she was completely taken with. She was a loving person, very supportive — but civil rights was her life.”

 

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