Dorothy Height Facts

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Introduction - Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height is one of the most famous women in black history. She was a tireless leader of the civil rights movement and for women's rights. United States President Barack Obama called her the "the godmother of the Civil Rights Movement". On this page is a list of facts about Dorothy Height including why she is famous, where she was educated, and how she became a leader of the black civil rights movement. This information is written for both adults and kids, who may find it a useful resource for Black History Month reports.

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