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Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Pioneering Black Feminist, Has Died At Age 84

Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Pioneering Black Feminist, Has Died At Age 84

Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a pioneering Black feminist, has died at age 84. Hughes, who is also remembered as a tireless child welfare advocate and lifelong community activist, died on Dec. 1 in Tampa, Florida, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, the Associated Press reports. According to Hughes’ daughter, Delethia Ridley Malmsten, the beloved activist […]

Women’s Health Advocate Dorothy Ferebee Was A Member Of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Women’s Health Advocate Dorothy Ferebee Was A Member Of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Were you aware that women’s health advocate Dorothy Celeste Boulding Ferebee was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha? Ferebee pledged the Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Dorothy Ferebee was born in Norfolk, Virginia, to Benjamin Richard Boulding, a railway supervisor, and Florence Boulding, a college instructor. When her mother became sick, Dorothy […]

9/11 victim Dorothy Morgan identified days before 20th anniversary of attack

9/11 victim Dorothy Morgan identified days before 20th anniversary of attack

A few days before the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that changed the U.S. forever, two additional victims were identified. Dorothy Morgan and a man whose family has declined to have his name release his name were identified using high-tech DNA testing according to the New York City Chief Medical Examiner’s […]