Dr. Dorothy Irene Height CONTINED FROM PAGE 63 love of beautiful hats. During the she will continue to be an inspira- and Nima A. Warfi rst Afri- eld, the fi luncheon, Soror Mona Humphries tion to Morehouse men for genera- can-American Rhodes Scholar from Bailey, 17th National President of tions to come.” an HBCU. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Morehouse College is the na- gave a tribute to Dr. Height. tion’s largest, private liberal arts Contributions to the Dorothy I. “Dr. Height was a visionary and college for men. Prominent alumni Height Scholarship Fund should a true leader who has inspired oth- include Martin Luther King Jr., No- be sent to: ers to dream more, learn more, do bel Peace Prize winner and civil Morehouse College, more and become more,” said So- and human rights leader; Dr. David Offi ce of the President ror Butler-McIntyre. “It is my hope Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon Gen- 830 Westview Drive, SW that as Dr. Height’s portrait hangs eral; Shelton “Spike” Lee, fi Atlanta, Georgia 30314 lmmaker in the Hall of Honor and as young and president of 40 Acres & A Mule Attn: Fran Calhoun men matriculate through this dis- Productions; Samuel L. Jackson, tinguished and historic institution Academy Award-nominated actor; *Please be sure to include “Doro- with the assistance of the Dorothy Maynard H. Jackson, the fi thy Height Scholarship Fund” on rst Af- I. Height Scholarship Fund, that rican-American mayor of Atlanta; the memo line. ▲ Celebrating Fifty Years in DST Soror Lynnette Dobbins Taylor CONTINED FROM PAGE 103 CONTINED FROM PAGE 106 domestic violence and elder victims. Soror Robinson was a 1980 grad- Chapter (now Detroit Alumnae). So- Soror Robinson was instrumental uate of the Howard University School ror Taylor was married to Hobart in combining all legal services for of Law, graduating third in her class. Taylor, Jr., former associate general children and families together in She also earned a master’s degree counsel to President Lyndon B. John- one division. She served as deputy from Columbia University, and bach- son. She was the mother of two sons, corporation counsel for the newly elor’s degree in education from D.C. Albert and Hobart III. She leaves to consolidated Family Services Divi- Teacher’s College in 1964; both with cherish her memory her sons and a sion until she was appointed to the honors. host of relatives and friends. Superior Court in 1994. She was ap- Soror Robinson passed away on “We join her family and friends in pointed magistrate judge and chair October 26, 2011, several weeks after mourning the loss of a very special of the Court’s Commission on Men- her special 50-Year celebration. ▲ lady,” said Soror Butler-McIntyre. tal Health. She retired as magistrate “She will be missed.” ▲ judge in 2002. Soror Elizabeth Catlett CONTINED FROM PAGE 107 itics and civil rights. The sculpture, nied their basic human freedoms. 1962, she remained a signifi cant pres- along with one of her lithographs, Shortly after moving to Mexico in ence in social activism in America. “Lovey Twice,” remains in the Soror- the 1940s, she began to champion Soror Catlett was preceded in ity’s collection at the organization’s the struggles of Mexican workers. death by her husband, Francisco National Headquarters. Considered an “undesirable alien” by Mora. She is survived by three sons, Soror Catlett’s work also paid the U.S. State Department for her role Francisco, Juan and David Mora homage to African-American men. during a railroad workers’ strike in Catlett; 10 grandchildren; and six Her 15-foot bronze memorial to au- Mexico City, Soror Catlett was forced great-grandchildren. thor Ralph Ellison stands in New York to give up her American citizenship. “Soror Catlett has made tremen- City’s Riverside Park. She has also By 1959, Soror Catlett became the dous contributions to this country used print form to portray Harriet fi through the preservation of the his- rst woman to chair the sculpture Tubman, Angela Davis, Malcolm X department at the National Autono- tory of our people,” said Soror But- and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. mous University of Mexico, a position ler-McIntyre. “She will be missed and Soror Catlett concerned herself she held until retiring in 1975. Even forever in our hearts.” ▲ with the plight of any race being de- after becoming a Mexican citizen in 108 ▲ DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.
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