Write It! - Mary McLeod Bethune



Today is February 18, 2017 and on May 18, 1955 Mary McLeod Bethune passed away after dedicating her 79 years of life to being an educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian and civil rights activist. After starting a private school for African American students in Daytona Beach, Florida Bethune used donations to develop her school into the college that is now known as Bethune-Cookman University.



Reference

https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/marybethune/photos/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_McLeod_Bethune


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