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'Black Girl Magic' theme of 20th annual Ford Freedom Awards

The Detroit News - 21 May 2018
The 20th annual Ford Freedom Awards will celebrate "Black Girl Magic" on Tuesday during events at the Detroit Opera House and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The Ford Freedom Award will go to the late Dr. Dorothy Irene Height, ...
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Clark County group considers civil rights leader a hero

Springfield News Sun - 23 Jun 2017
Dr. Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912-April 20, 2010), the daughter of a building contractor and a nurse, was born in Richmond, Va. She was an American administrator and educator, as well as a civil rights and women's rights activist. She ...
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Obituaries 05-16-2018

Revere Journal - 17 May 2018
Irene A (DeMattia) DeNunzio of California, formerly of Revere, died on May 7. ...
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Dorothy Height Honored With Forever Stamp - 02 Feb 2017
To kick off Black history Month, the United States Postal Service added civil rights activist Dorothy Height to its Black Heritage Series on the Forever Stamp. Height, dubbed by President Barack Obama the “godmother of civil rights,” and a past ...
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Carl Snowden: Dorothy Height had a lasting impact - 09 Aug 2016
If they ever had the opportunity to meet the late Dr. Dorothy Irene Height, they would know that, like the pebbles tossed in the water, her influence on the events of our time is eternal. Height knew both Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. She knew ...
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Santa Rosa City Council Update

Sonoma County Gazette - 08 Feb 2018
Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010[) was an American administrator and educator who worked as a civil rights and women's rights activist, specifically focused on the issues of African-American women. She was awarded the Presidential ...
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Extraordinary sisters

New Pittsburgh Courier - 26 Mar 2018
It is simply our service that measures our success.” By that formula, Black women deserve celebration not just in March, but every day! I, therefore, never fail to mention some Black woman in every public speech I make. Dr. Dorothy Irene Height is one ...
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A 'Forever Stamp' for a forever freedom fighter, Dorothy Height

Amsterdam News - 09 Mar 2017
Besides discovering Dorothy Height in practically every history book worth its salt, especially when it comes to prominent African-American women, there was her ever resourceful family to provide a more intimate portrait of her. Most rewarding was her ...
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This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx

NY Metro Parents - 16 May 2018
Join the fun as you design scavenger hunts and treasure trails for Prospect Heights, dreaming up ways to imagine and map a more child friendly neighborhood! Art Adventures! - Brooklyn Children Museum May 16, 2018 - Crown ...

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