Mary McLeod Bethune

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Learning for Justice
Keywords
Gender & Sexual Identity Justice Action
Subjects
English-Language Arts History-Social Science History
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Mary McLeod Bethune

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Lesson

In this lesson, students will read an excerpt of an interview given by Mary McLeod Bethune and will learn that she founded the Daytona National and Industrial School for Negro Girls (now Bethune-Cookman College) in 1904. Through close reading, they will explore and discuss connections between events…