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March 24 Woman of the Day: Dorothy Height

March 24 Woman of the Day is Dorothy Height, who was born on this day in 1912.  Read about this extraordinary woman here:

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March 24 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – March 24 *

1912 – Dorothy Irene Height is born in Richmond, Virginia. In 1965,
she will inaugurate the Center for Racial Justice, which is… 545 more words

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Dorothy Height and The Great Depression

Dorothy Height, an activist for civil rights as well as women’s rights, was celebrated on Google’s front page on what would have been her 102nd birthday. 553 more words

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Celebrating Dorothy Irene Height and the Other Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

Ask most elementary school students today, and they could tell you a few leaders of the civil rights movement: Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X. 628 more words

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Today in Black History: March 24, 1912 "The Birth of Dorothy Height"

On today in 1912, Dorothy Height was born in Richmond, Virginia. She was an educator, civil rights activist, and African American women’s right activist. She focused on improving unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. 44 more words

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Happy Birthday -Dorthy Height

Dorothy Height: a civil rights heroine, educator and social activist ; She was a woman who had her finger print on all things American and as the President said,” deserves a place in our history”.    3/24/1912 – 4/20/2010

first posted 4/22/2011

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