Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
July 13, 1963
1media/CD 7-13-63.jpg2016-07-12T21:39:46+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3854plain2016-07-12T22:10:54+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn July 13, 1963, the Chicago Defender featured an editorial wrote about Gloria Richardson, who led the civil rights movement in Cambridge, Maryland. The Defender ran an editorial ("Gloria the Leader") that compared Richardson to Harriet Tubman, "Gloria's illustrious spiritual ancestor-Harriet Tubman." "Today, it is a little different," the Defender wrote. "The Negroes of Cambridge make their stand at Cambridge. Gloria Richardson does not need to go North or lead her followers North. They stay, they sit, they stand, they block, they use their fists if need be, and there has been stronger recourse than this."
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