Dorothy Height Biography

Dorothy Irene Height an American administrator and educator, was a civil rights and women's rights activist specifically focused on the issues of African-American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Dorothy Height
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Educator, Social activist
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
March 24, 1912
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
April 20, 2010
Age at Death:
98
Dorothy Height Timeline
  • 1965-03-20
    Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"
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