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Yeah, @PatriciaMazzei , let’s get rid of the Dixie Highway name and replace it with Harriet Tubman. We have a Florida statue in the US Capitol of a Confederate general that will be replaced with a statue of educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune. Long overdue.

Listen here to learn about the remarkable Mary McLeod Bethune, a civil rights activist, women’s rights activist and education pioneer who was the first black woman to found a HBCU. #GutsyWomen 

"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 

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“Without faith, nothing is possible. With faith, nothing is impossible.” Mary McLeod Bethune

"We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends." - Mary Mcleod Bethune#ClimateStrike 

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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.

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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.

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"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 

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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 

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“Believe in yourself, learn, and never stop wanting to build a better world.” - Mary McLeod Bethune#WomensHistoryMonth 

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A statue of educator and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune will replace a statue of a Confederate general in the Capitol.

U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall Collection will get its first statue of an African American. A statue of educator and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune will replace a statue of a Confederate general. #HiddenHerstory 

#OTD in 1875, Mary McLeod Bethune is born. With a $1.50, she founded a school for girls, now Bethune-Cookman University. #APeoplesJourney 

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On July 10, 1875, activist and educator Mary McLeod Bethune was born. Happy birthday to a true pioneer!

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Mary McLeod Bethune founded the Literary & Industrial Training School for Negro Girls. #BlackGirlMagic  #WHM 

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