Dr. Michael Lomax Remembers Dorothy Height

The death of Dorothy Height at age 98 came as a surprise. Dr. Height was a ubiquitous presence in Washington and, it seemed, no matter where you went, you were likely to encounter her.  Though frail and confined to a wheel chair, there she was at the Obama inauguration and Christmas party and at countless events around the city.  The last time I saw her was in February at the White House signing when the President signed his executive order creating his Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  I didn't get a chance to speak to her then, and I shall always regret that...


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