Dorothy Height Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDorothy Height
Born: March 24, 1912
Died: April 20, 2010 (aged 98)
Bio: Dorothy Irene Height was an American administrator, educator, and social activist. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for forty years, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994, and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004.
Quote of the day
“Poverty is uncomfortable, as I can testify; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim for himself.”