Google Doodle Honors Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height

Source:  Lilly Workneh / theGrio

Drothy Height, who is also known as “godmother” of the civil rights movement, was honored on the homepage of Google Monday.

The often unsung hero was featured in a doodle created by the tech giant in commemoration of her 102nd birthday.

The doodles are quirky and fun illustrations that celebrate holidays, anniversaries and the lives of iconic historical figures on the Google homepage.

Height’s advocacy against desegregation and contributions to advancing womens’ rights solidified her status as a trailblazer in many ways.

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