Mayor Marion Barry pledged 5 million to pay off the mortgage of the NCNW building on Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. Height had been struggling for years to retire the debt. Height, who was never an employee of NCNW, remained a strong advocate of volunteer work throughout her career. Today, the Google logo on the U.S. site recognizes civil rights giant and American heroine Dr. Dorothy Irene Height. Were she still with us today, this Virginia-born leader would be 102 years old. Online "Dorothy Height, a model of social consistency The African American Registry, m/african_american_history/772/Dorothy_Height_a_model_of_social_consistency (January 2003). "Dorothy Height Honoring the Diversity of America National Women's History Project, ml (January 2003). "Dorothy Irene Height m, m/eap/mission/donations holdings/height/ (January 2003).
Dorothy Height, Largely Unsung Giant of the Civil Rights Era, Dies at 98. Dorothy Irene Height was born on March 24, 1912, in Richmond, Va. In the mid- 60s, she helped institute Wednesdays in Mississippi, a program that flew interracial. Music N.Y.C. Events Guide Television Theater Video: Arts.
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The recipient of more than 50 awards from local, state, and national organizations, Height received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 1994. Early Years Dorothy Irene Height was born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 24, 1912.