Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Dorothy Height (March 24, 1912 - April 20, 2010)

Today, I am remembering the legacy of Dorothy Height and feeling her loss.

She exuded excellence of character, strength and resiliency. As a black woman she embodied dignity and grace - setting a standard for many young women to follow. As an American, she was a champion of education and equal rights for everyone.

I am hopeful that the life she lived and the legacy she created will live on through her peers and those she mentored. She lived a full, rich life and made an impact that will continue to stand years beyond her death.

May we all be so blessed.

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