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Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height, 1912-2010

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on April 21, 2010 in Odum Library

Legendary Civil Rights leader Dr. Dorothy Height died Tuesday at 98.

Her memoir Open Wide the Freedom Gates can be checked out from Odum Library.

Read, hear and see video of Dr. Height at the University of Virginia Library Institute for Public History’s Explorations in Black Leadership.

You can also read about Height, see archival photos and listen to a retrospective here at NPR.

Dr. Dorothy Height

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