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Tech Culture Trailblazer Dorothy Irene Height earns a Google Doodle

Dorothy Irene Height, the largely unsung hero of the civil rights era, received a Google Doodle Monday. But her long career almost ran aground because of one college's racial quota.

By Staff writer / March 24, 2014

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America's history of civil rights recognizes many giants: Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks – the list goes on. But one titan often gets left off the list.