By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the 17 children born to black parents recently freed after the Civil War. Although Bethune was born.. ...By Kelvin Muhia Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the black American women who changed the face of America during the 20th century. Born on 10th July 1875 in South Carolina, Bethune was the 15th of the…
Mary McLeod Bethune - Wikipedia ~ After her marriage& and move to Florida, Ms Mary became determined to start a school for girls. She moved from Palatka to Daytona because it had more economic opportunity; it had become a popular tourist destination, & businesses were thriving. In October 1904, she rented a small house for $11.00 per month. Bethune used $1.50 to start the Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls.
Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse that is now this National Historic Site. The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home in Washington, DC.
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An amazing woman! Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) devoted her life to promoting equal education for Black girls & women. "For I am my mother's daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth."
Mary Bethune lifted herself from the cotton field to the White House as an adviser to the President of the United States. Her greatest accomplishment, however, was almost single-handily building Bethune-Cookman College in 1923.
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Mary McLeod Bethune ~Educator and civil and women's rights activist. A child of former slaves, she began her life picking cotton, but a scholarship to Scotia Seminary in North Carolina in 1888 launched her long and distinguished career as educator and activist. Believing that education provided the key to racial advancement, she founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute. A national figure, she served in the Roosevelt administration as adviser to the president on minority…
Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) a top black administrator in the Roosevelt administration.