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