Women In History: Gloria Richardson Dandridge

Gloria Richardson Dandridge (born Gloria St. Clair Hayes; May 6, 1922 – July 15, 2021) was an American civil rights activist best known as the leader of the Cambridge movement, a civil rights struggle in the early 1960s in Cambridge, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore. Recognized as a major figure in the Civil Rights Movement at the time, she was one of the signatories to “The Treaty of Cambridge”, signed in July 1963 with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and state and local officials after the riot the month before.

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Newsday (Suffolk Edition)
Melville, New York
24 Jul 1963, Wed • Page 3
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Newsday (Suffolk Edition)
Melville, New York
24 Jul 1963, Wed • Page 86
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The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore, Maryland
17 Jul 2021, Sat • Page A4
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The Spokesman-Review
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