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Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

Honoring a civil rights pioneer

Dr. Dorothy Height was a woman of graceful determination. An iconic figure in the advancement of racial justice and gender equality, Dr. Height was often and fondly referred to as the "Queen Mother" of the civil rights movement.

In 2003, Dr. Height discussed her life with Prime Time Radio host Mike Cuthbert.

Dr. Height died on April 20, 2010 at the age of 98.

This conversation originally aired August 26, 2003.

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