Gloria Richardson

Gloria Richardson, Robert F. Kennedy and others at the Treaty of Cambridge Press Conference, July 23, 1963.

In the spirit of Women’s History Month, join the Banneker-Douglass Museum which will “Honoring Black Women of Courage” Wednesday, March 10.

The virtual program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. will explore the life of Maryland-born freedom fighter Gloria Richardson, who led the Cambridge Movement, a civil-rights movement which led to the desegregation of all schools, recreational areas and hospitals in Maryland.

The program will be moderated by Dion Banks and Kisha Petticolas of the Eastern Shore Change Network and is made possible by a partnership with the University of Maryland Black Alumni Association.

To register for the virtual program on Zoom, visit

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