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Florida Talks: Black Florida & Voices of Change Webinar Series-Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was the founder of Bethune-Cookman University. She served as a New Deal government official in one of the 20 highest-level offices held by women in the administration, and the highest held by an African American woman; was the founder of FDR’s “black cabinet;” served as president of the National Association of Colored Women; and founded and served as president of the National Council of Negro Women.
This event is funded through a Florida Humanities Community project grant, in partnership with Virginia Key Beach Park Trust.
Date/time: March 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presented By:Ersula k. Odom, Actress, Storyteller, Motivational Speaker