Born: 7/10/1875 Mayesville, South Carolina
Died: 5/18/1955 Daytona Beach, Florida
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator and life rights leader best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Business / Schooling:
- Barber–Scotia College (1888–1893), Moody Bible Institute
Awards / Achievements:
- She was known as "The First Lady of The Struggle" because of her commitment to gain better lives for African Americans