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Women’s History Month: Mary McLeod Bethune and the Bethune Cookman University Oral History Collection

Dr. Jeannette Ford of Bethune Cookman University is being featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast “Emily Tells All.” This podcast series celebrates prominent women in the history of central Florida and was created by District 5 Orlando City Commissioner Emily Bonilla for Women’s History Month. This episode explores Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s legacy and the Bethune Cookman University Oral History Collection. Dr. Ford discusses her work as a history professor, leading the BCU Oral History Project, and other similar projects. Oral histories have been collected and shared since 2001 to inform constructive dialogues about racial injustice, African American history, politics and government, and the social and community history of the African diaspora.

Funding for the promotion and virtual publication of the Bethune Cookman University Oral History Collection is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Bethune Cookman University.

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Date/time: March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Dr. Jeannette F. Ford, Associate Professor of History, Bethune Cookman University

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Laura Flores
(407) 498-5497

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