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The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

Abstract

Using an extensive body of sources, including more than thirty interviews, this biography details and analyzes the life of human rights activist Gloria Richardson, leader of the Cambridge movement in Maryland during the 1960s. Because her radical and uncompromising positions on black liberation were highly influential on the Black Power wave of the black liberation movement, this book depicts Richardson as a progenitor of Black Power who served in its leadership vanguard. This book also moves the geographic borders of Black Power’s roots south to Maryland’s Eastern Shore, detailing the Cambrid ... More

Keywords: Black Power, civil rights, gender, humanism, self-defense, transitional leader

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813176499
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph R. Fitzgerald, author
Cabrini University