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Be·thune(bə-tho͞on′, -thyo͞on′), Mary McLeod 1875-1955.
American educator who sought improved racial relations and educational opportunities for African Americans. She was part of the US delegation to the first United Nations meeting (1945).
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n. Mary McLeod,
1875–1955, U.S. educator.
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