"They are important. They are special. And they are cared for." Yesterday, @tobias31 gave back to Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary in North Philadelphia where he values the support these teachers have on the students through education. #PhilaUnite
Recording the @SimonAudio audiobook with @ChelseaClinton for The Book of Gutsy Women was such a joy. Here's Chelsea reading part of her chapter about Mary McLeod Bethune, a woman who wanted to give black children a chance to get the education she believed all children deserve:
I couldn’t eat another bite...oh look, pie! 🥧 Did you know Mary McLeod Bethune was known to make pies to raise money for Bethune Cookman College? Check out her sweet potato pie recipe at #FindYourPark #ThanksgivingRecipes @BethuneNHS
“Without faith, nothing is possible. With faith, nothing is impossible.” Mary McLeod Bethune
Attended ceremony of new Nebraska statue which will be displayed today of Poca Tribal Chief Standing Bear, with the artist. Each state gets 2 statues. Florida will replace a Confederate dude with African-American educator and civil rights advocate Mary McLeod Bethune. Amen.
Today: Join @LAPublicLibrary + author/illustrator C. Ian White for a reading of "Grandpa and the Library" at the Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Library. The book explores Charles White's work, including the mural of Dr. Bethune that hangs at the library.
"Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible." - Mary McLeod Bethune Mary McLeod Bethune believed that education was key to racial advancement. She founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for girls in 1904 with $1.50. #APeoplesJourney
Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the most prominent & influential voices of the 20th century. President Roosevelt appointed her director of the Division of Negro Affairs in the National Youth Administration, making her the 1st AA woman to head a federal agency. #HiddenHerstory
A statue of educator and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune will replace a statue of a Confederate general in the Capitol.