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Dorothy Height's Civil Rights Legacy

Dorothy I. Height's crusade for racial justice and gender equality spanned more than six decades. Ms. Height was among the coalition of African American leaders who pushed civil rights to the center of the American political stage in the years after World War II, and she was a key figure in the struggles for school desegregation, voting rights, employment and public accommodations.

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Paying respects to Miss Dorothy
Article | In the movement, there was Thurgood. There was Martin.
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A farewell to a 'dear sister'
Article | Former president Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other political titans shared their joyful memories of Dorothy Irene Height on Wednesday night at Shiloh Baptist Church, offering a send-off fit for a civil rights icon renowned both for her substance and her style.

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