Recasting Civil Rights Leadership

  title={Recasting Civil Rights Leadership},
  author={Sandra Y. Millner},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={668 - 687}
  • Sandra Y. Millner
  • Published 1 July 1996
  • Political Science, History
  • Journal of Black Studies
The Cambridge Movement ... was historic for a number of reasons: It was the first grass-roots movement outside of the Deep South; it would be one of the first campaigns to focus on economic rather than civil rights; the administration intervened on a broader scale than ever before; its leader, Gloria Richardson, was the first woman to be the unquestioned leader of a major movement-and one of the first major leaders to openly question nonviolence as a tactic. 
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