- 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.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide