President Obama & Thousands Mourn Dorothy Height

Civil Rights icon Dorothy Height may have passed but her legacy will live on forever. To date, thousands have gone to Washington D.C. to pay their last respects to Height at a viewing at the National Council of Negro Women headquarters, of which she was president for 40 years. Today, there will be memorial events around D.C., including a private viewing and a service at Howard University. Among those expected to pay their respects are former president Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Congressman John Lewis, poet Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey. President Obama will give a eulogy at her funeral tomorrow...


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