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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.

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.

Dr. Dorothy Height Dies: Where Are the Women in Black Leadership?

Lola Adesioye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lola Adesioye

As the black community looks at the black agenda, we mustn't forget that women are part of that agenda and must continue to contribute to and be fully engaged in it.

Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

This morning the world lost an unwavering champion of justice and freedom, when "the godmother of the Civil Rights Movement" passed away at the age of 98.

Anatomy of an Internet Rumor: Twitter Falsely Declares Dr. Dorothy Height Dead

Bryan Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bryan Monroe

More than 1,000 tweets repeated rumors of the alleged passing of legendary African American educator and civil rights activist Dr. Dorothy Height. However, she is indeed alive.

Dr. Dorothy Height in Intensive Care on 98th Birthday

April D. Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
April D. Ryan

Dr. Dorothy Height is in intensive care in a D.C. hospital on her 98th Birthday. Former Clinton Labor Secretary Alexis Herman says her "birthday celebration will go on because Dr. Height wanted it."