- The Washington Times - Sunday, February 26, 2006

Civil rights icon Dorothy Height, with Ron Walters (left) and the Rev. Walter Fauntroy, was honored Friday at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Washington Interdependence Council at the Jefferson Hotel. The chairwoman emeritus of the National Council of Negro Women was feted as a “living legend” and one of “America’s grande dame matriarchs” for more than 70 years of service in the struggle to overcome racial discrimination and social injustice.


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