Mary McLeod Bethune
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Bethune, Mary McLeod

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Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 - May 18, 1955) was a tireless educator and civil rights activist born to former slaves in Mayesville, South Carolina. She is best known for founding a school, in 1904, that later became part of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Florida, becoming one of the first women in the world to serve as college president. Bethune was also a member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Black Cabinet, and in June of 1936, she was assigned director of the Division of Negro Affairs and became the first black woman to serve as head of a federal agency.

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Civil Rights Leader | NCNW | Mary McLeod Bethune

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Mary McLeod Bethune was an extraordinary educator, civil rights leader, and government official who founded the National Council of Negro Women and Bethune-Cookman College.

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