Mary McLeod Bethune – American Educator
Mary McLeod Bethune was born in 1875. Her parents were farmers and she had 16 brothers
and sisters. When she was only five–years–old, Mary worked in the cotton fields. Later she dreamt of helping black people learn. She opened her own school that later grew into a college. Mrs. Bethune worked with President Franklin D. Roosevelt to make the lives of black people
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