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Dorothy Height Died

Dr. Dorothy Height -- Extraordinary Leader, Lantern, and Role Model

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

To me Dr. Dorothy Height was a dearest friend, mentor, and role model. When she passed away on April 20 at age 98, we all lost a treasure, a wise counselor, and a rock we could always lean against for support in tough times.

Dorothy Height: Washington Won't Be the Same Without You

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

Dorothy Height was a presence in Washington -- often you'd see her hat before you saw her. She died on Tuesday, yet another in a line of our esteemed elders who paved the way for us to be free, self-determining, strong men and women.