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‘She Was Born a Leader’: Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson Dies at 99

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Civil rights activist Gloria Richardson, whose fearlessness was famously immortalized in a photo of her pushing away a National Guardsman’s bayonet during a 1963 protest, has died at age 99.

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