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Mary McLeod Bethune: Power Broker of Faith (409 hits)

Mary McLeod Bethune was one of the most powerful women in America and the world during the early part of the 20th Century. She founded Bethune-Cookman College, was a Presidential Advisor to four US Presidents, served as a organizer for the United Nations and was the founder and President of the largest African-American Women's Organization in the World - The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Mary McLeod Bethune received honors and awards from all over the world for the civic, political and humanitarian work that she did.
This Story was researched, written and told by Deloris M. (Sista' Joy) Foster. It is a Spiritual Biographical Sketch of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune and how she used the power of Faith to build her school.This is a story that all parents, librarians, teachers and churches should allow their young students, particularly girls to see. It tells the story of how Mary McLeod Bethune used her talents to earn money for her school and how her faith helped her to take a little bit of nothing and make something out of it. Mary McLeod Bethune rose from poverty to become one of the most powerful women in the world.
Posted By: Joy Foster
Monday, January 23rd 2017 at 8:48PM
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