Richardson, Gloria (1922–)
Richardson, Gloria (1922–)
African-American civil-rights activist. Name variations: Gloria St. Clair Hayes Richardson; Gloria Richardson Dandridge. Born Gloria St. Clair Hayes, May 6, 1922, in Baltimore, Maryland; dau. of John Edwards Hayes and Mabel Pauline (St. Clair) Hayes; granddau. of Herbert Maynadier St. Clair; graduate of Howard University, 1942; married and div.; m. Frank Dandridge, mid-1960s; children: (1st m.) Donna.
Spearheaded the Cambridge Movement in Cambridge, Maryland (1961–63), which is now recognized as the 1st grassroots civil-rights movement to erupt beyond the Deep South.
See also Women in World History.
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