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date: 27 June 2017

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Dorothy Irene Height (1912–2010) was best known for her leadership positions with National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and Young Women’s Christian Association’s (YWCA), as she was instrumental in directing the efforts of both these organizations to address the issues of racial justice and gender equality.

Keywords: National Council of Negro Women, Young Women’s Christian Association, civil rights, women’s rights

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