mercredi 21 avril 2010

Dorothy Height - 1912-2010

Dorothy Height aux côtés de Martin Luther King qui s'apprête à prononcer "I have a Dream", 1963.

"If Ms. Height was less well known than her contemporaries in either the civil rights or women’s movement, it was perhaps because she was doubly marginalized, pushed offstage by women’s groups because of her race and by black groups because of her sex. Throughout her career, she responded quietly but firmly, working with a characteristic mix of limitless energy and steely gentility to ally the two movements in the fight for social justice."
Lire l'article complet ici dans The New York Times (20 avril).

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