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A woman is seeking $8 million in damages over a Disney TV movie that she contends inaccurately portrays her as a "black mammy" during the civil rights era.

Amelia Boynton Robinson was heavily involved in the Selma civil rights movement during the 1960s and was an identified character in the movie "Selma, Lord, Selma."

She was depicted as a stereotypical "black mammy" whose main function was to make religious utterances and to participate in singing spirituals and protest songs, said Bruce Boynton, her son and an attorney.

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