Mary McLeod Bethune

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Noun1.Mary McLeod Bethune - United States educator who worked to improve race relations and educational opportunities for Black Americans (1875-1955)
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Congress in 1968; Mary Bethune, the first African-American woman to head a federal office; abolitionist Sojourner Truth; and Althea Gibson, the first woman to overcome the race barrier and win Wimbledon.
DuBois and Walter White of the NAACP, and Mary Bethune of the National Council of Negro Women, at the San Francisco founding of the United Nations.
abolitionist Harriet Tubman, United Nations diplomat Ralph Bunche, poet Paul Laurence Dunbar and DeSha's favorite, Mary Bethune.