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Services remember Dorothy Height

Hundreds of people pay their respects to the matriarch of the civil rights movement, who died April 20 at age 98.

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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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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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First of many tributes for Dorothy Height
Article | In life, Dorothy Irene Height, a founding matriarch of the civil rights movement, thought it important that the headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women be on Pennsylvania Avenue. The organization that fought to improve the rights of women of color would be the only historic black orga...

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