Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height
1912 - 2010

Dorothy Height  American

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Dorothy Height passed away on 20th Apr 2010 aged 98.

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Dorothy Height is a member of the following lists: Columbia University School of Social Work alumni, Black Women Oral History Project and Delta Sigma Theta members.

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First Name Dorothy
Last Name Height
Age 98 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th March, 1912
Birthplace Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Died 20th April, 2010
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Text Educator and social activist

Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) 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.

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FilmYearCharacterType
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History2014Herself - Civil Rights Activist (2 episodes, 2014)TV Show
The Jewish Americans2008Herself (unknown episodes)TV Show
Legends Ball2006HerselfTV Movie
Independent Lens1999Herself (1 episode, 2013)TV Show

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