Dr. Bettye Collier-Thomas

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    Dorothy Height, the behind-the scenes heroine of the civil rights movement and women’s movement died last week at 98. Our guest DR. BETTYE COLLIER-THOMAS includes the former president of the National Council of Negro Women in her new book, Jesus, Jobs and Justice: African American Women and Religion. We’ll talk to Dr. Collier-Thomas about Height and other resilient African American women who organized for a better life through our country’s two hundred years of evolving enlightenment. Dr. Collier-Thomas is a professor of history at Temple University.

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