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Dorothy Height Dies

Dorothy Height's Hats: A Look At Her Style Legacy (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Civil rights godmother Dorothy Height will be buried today in Washington, D.C. after passing away last week at the age of 98. While she will certainly...

Remembering Dorothy Height

Bonnie St. John | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bonnie St. John

Today we lay to rest Dr. Dorothy Height, who stood next to Dr. Martin Luther King on the day he had a dream, and she in her wheelchair, at age 97, alongside Barack Obama during his inauguration.

Remembering a Hero and an Era: The Passing of Dorothy Height

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Height's style was punctuated by her hats, articulation, dignity and grace, but for those in the civil rights world it was her tenacity and lifelong dogged belief in the promise of American equality that made her stand out.

Farewell to Dorothy Height

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Generally speaking, when an African American historical figure passes away, my somewhat younger Hispanic male colleague gives me that look, somewhere between clueless and concerned.