Dorothy Height – 1912-2010


African American civil rights and women's rights activist.  She focused on the issues of African American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness.  Height is credited as the first leader in the civil rights movement to recognize inequality for women and African Americans as problems that should be considered as a whole. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years. Recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004.  (Wikipedia)


Original Charcoal drawing beautifully framed. Approx 15"x18" Artist Greg Paige

GPDH - Charcoal drawing - Dorothy Height