Civil Rights Leader Dr. Dorothy Height Turns 98

Today, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will throw the ultimate birthday bash for its most-esteemed visionary, Dr. Dorothy Height, who celebrates her 98th birthday. Dr. Height began her civil rights journey in 1937 as Assistant Executive Director of the Harlem YWCA and was later recruited to join the NCNW by its founder and president, Mary McLeod Bethune. That was just the beginning... Read More: Paving the Path: A Tribute to Our Political PioneersOldest African American Dies at 113Percy Sutton Dies at Age 89
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