The United States Postal Service honored the "godmother of civil rights," with commemorative stamp Forever Stamp.

Google scored some major cool points today for featuring the legendary civil rights leader, Dorothy Height as their doodle. Today, March 24, 2014 would have…

From The homecoming services for Civil Rights leader and phenomenal woman, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height was a great honor to watch. TV One was one of the outlets who lead the trail of broadcasting this monumental program which featured outstanding tributes from Dr. Camille Cosby, Former Secretary of Labor, Alexis Herman, Bebe Winans, Denyce Graves […]

From Fox News Channel was the only cable news channel not to carry the funeral service for Dr. Dorothy Height Thursday morning, at which President Obama, Cabinet members, congressional and civil rights leaders were in evidence. Obama delivered the eulogy. A Fox News spokeswoman noted to Journal-isms that a Fox News anchor directed viewers […]

First Lady Michelle Obama with civil rights icon Dorothy Height (Newsone) From Washington, D.C. — President Obama will deliver the eulogy Thursday at the funeral of civil rights leader Dorothy Height, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday. Height’s funeral is set for 10 a.m. ET Thursday at Washington National Cathedral. Height died last […]

From the Washington Post: Funeral services for civil rights matriarch Dorothy I. Height have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Washington National Cathedral, according to the National Council of Negro Women, which Height directed for 40 years. The services are expected to be attended by an array of civil rights figures and dignitaries and […]

From Dorothy Height, a leader of the African-American and women’s rights movements who was considered both the grande dame of the civil rights era and its unsung heroine, died on Tuesday in Washington. She was 98. The death, at Howard University Hospital, was announced jointly by the hospital and the National Council of Negro […]

From CNN: Dorothy Height, a leading civil rights pioneer of the 1960s, died Tuesday at age 98, Howard University Hospital confirmed. Height died at 3:41 a.m., said hospital spokesman Ron Harris. No cause of death was given. Height, who had been chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, worked in the […]

From CNN: Civil rights activist Dorothy Height, 98, remained in “very serious, but stable condition” Saturday, her friend and spokeswoman said. A flurry of rumors about Height’s death appeared Saturday on the Internet, particularly on the social networking site Twitter, where her name was a trending topic. Wikipedia also briefly reported Height’s death. Height remains […]