Graduate of the University of Chicago, field organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi from 1963 to 1966. Richards married Robert Parrish Moses in 1964, and the couple divorced in 1966. Richards attended the New School for Social Research and received an M.A. and PhD in anthropology and has focused her research on African culture. She taught African Studies at Hunter College. She is known also as Marimba Ani.
Richards, Dona Marimba
Moses, Dona Richards