Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune

Born: July 10, 1875

Died: May 18, 1955

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, author

Biography: Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida, that eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Source/Notes: Mary McLeod Bethune: Building a Better World : Essays and Selected Documents (2001 edition), Indiana University Press - ISBN: 9780253215031
Source/Notes: Mary McLeod Bethune: Building a Better World : Essays and Selected Documents (2001 edition), Indiana University Press - ISBN: 9780253215031

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