Gloria Richardson (May 6, 1922)
Gloria Richardson was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Howard University and was active in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Richardson participated in the Freedom Rides, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and in 1962, she organized the Cambridge Movement in Maryland. This movement was a series of sit-ins in movie theaters, bowling alleys, and restaurants to desegregate them. In June 1963, Richardson embraced economic equality and notions of black power.
Records Relating to Gloria Richardson
|Photograph: Gloria Richardson with Robert Kennedy and others for Treaty of Cambridge Press Conference||Rediscovering Black History: Let Freedom Ring!!! Honoring the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom|
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts, 1964-2015 National Archives Identifier 193231
March on Washington Program ( NAID 25619430)