Today’s Google doodle honors Dorothy Irene Height, who was born on this day in 1912

 

The Dorothy Irene Height Google Doodle
The Dorothy Irene Height Google Doodle

Born in Virginia in 1912, Dorothy Height was a civil rights and women’s rights activist focused primarily on improving the circumstances of and opportunities for African-American women. She was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. In the 1990s, she drew young people into her cause in the war against drugs,

via Dorothy Height Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story – Biography.com.

Monique Judge
Monique Judge is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. She drinks way too much coffee, has way too much yarn, knows her way around a good bottle of tequila, and loves gifts and surprises.

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