Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

mary_mcleod_bethune_fl_memory.pngAuthor, legacy writer/reporter, motivational speaker and prize winning life lyricist, Ersula Knox-Odom brings Dr. Bethune to life with fascinating stories of her extraordinary contribution to democracy 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. Founder of FDR’s “black cabinet”, Dr. Bethune also served as president of the National Association of Colored Women; president of the National Council of Negro Women and founder of Bethune-Cookman University. Funding for this program has been provided by the Florida Humanities Council and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Admission FREE; seating first-come, first-served

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March 14, 2015 at 11am – 12pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
United States
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