Dorothy Height

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SLIDESHOW – ‘The Iron Lady’ has nothing on these brave black women. While Meryl Streep is making headlines for her new role in this biopic…
/ December 13, 2011
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OPINION – A long list of ‘unsung’ black heroines marched, sat, rode, bled and died in the struggle for equality during the civil rights movement…
/ August 25, 2011
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SLIDESHOW – From the first AIDS case on June 5, 1981 until now, black Americans have been significantly affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic…
/ June 1, 2011
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SLIDESHOW – As 2010 comes to a close we look back on the prominent people who have passed away and pay tribute…
/ December 29, 2010
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CLUTCH – Height, who passed away this past April at the age of 98, was one of the most significant civil rights leaders of her time…
/ December 17, 2010
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WASHINGTON (AP) – 90-year-old Vanilla Beane is a milliner who knows that a hat can be so much more than mere headgear…
/ June 15, 2010
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SLIDESHOW – theGrio has compiled for you our top ten favorite tweets on the topical events of the week that was…
/ April 30, 2010
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OPINION – A fitting tribute for Height would be for all of us in the black community to recommit to advancing her legacy of bettering ourselves and our communities…
/ April 29, 2010
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SLIDESHOW – In this new weekly series, theGrio brings you the bright spots of good news from across the country…
/ April 29, 2010
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
SLIDESHOW – Noting Height’s trademark attire, Obama said, “we loved those hats she wore like a crown. Regal.”…
/ April 29, 2010
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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Obama called on Americans to honor the memory of civil rights leader Dorothy Height by serving their country and making it better…
/ April 29, 2010
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SLIDESHOW: What did the Twitter-verse have to say about the top stories of the week? theGrio has compiled for you our top ten favorite tweets…
/ April 23, 2010
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OPINION – Forty years after the first Earth Day, we’ve come a long way. But there is still work to do…
/ April 22, 2010
From Huffington Post: Dr. Dorothy Height, the matriarch of the civil rights movement, died today at the age of 98. […]
/ April 20, 2010
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SLIDESHOW – Height, whose activism on behalf of women and minorities dated to the New Deal, led the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years…
/ April 20, 2010
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – Dorothy Height reminds us that even long lives are far too short, and that the time for action is now…
/ April 20, 2010
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
The late Dorothy Height dedicated every moment of her being to service, to create the best world possible for all…
/ April 20, 2010