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*Nov 18 - 00:05*

NEW YORK — Evelyn Cunningham, a pioneering journalist who covered the birth of the 1960s civil rights movement and later served as an aide to New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, died Wednesday. She was 94.

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Black Achievement, Black Women, Civil Rights Movement, Dorothy Height, Nation -

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From NYTimes.com:

Dorothy Height, a leader of the African-American and women’s rights movements who was considered both the grande dame of the civil rights era and its unsung heroine, died on Tuesday in Washington. She was 98.

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