Mary McLeod Bethune: My Last Will and Testament — Black Then

Born July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary Jane McLeod Bethune became a civil rights leader and educator known best for creating a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida — now known as Bethune-Cookman University. Born to enslaved African parents, she left her legacy upon the wall of time: serving the African-American community, advising U.S.…

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