No the “godmother of the Civil Rights Movement” has not passed away, despite a string of tweets this Saturday saying otherwise, reports CNN. Just days after celebrating her 98th birthday, Civil Rights leader Dr. Dorothy Height is in serious, but stable condition at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. Sources say she is alive and recovering. “We especially thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers and support during this challenging time,” a spokesperson said. Further details of Dr. Height’s condition were not made available. Read More:
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