Mary McLeod Bethune and the Necessity of Black Women’s Leadership

10 Feb 2022 9:28 AM | Anonymous

Join the First Amendment Museum on Monday, February 28th at 7 pm for a free online presentation!

The First Amendment Speaker Series presents Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston, author of Mary McLeod Bethune in Florida: Bringing Social Justice to the Sunshine State.

Mary McLeod Bethune was often called the “First Lady of Negro America." Historian Ashley Robertson Preston explores the life, leadership, and amazing contributions of this dynamic activist.

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Join us for this unique event as we celebrate the end of Black History Month and the beginning of Women's History Month!

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