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Mary McLeod Bethune: the spirit of a champion [electronic resource] / a History on Video Production.

Barnett, Rex. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 29 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Education 2000 Inc. : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Steve Coulter.
Summary, etc.: This program covers the life of acclaimed educator, civil rights champion and national leader, Mary McLeod Bethune. In it, you will find out how she battled for an education and later fought to insure that Black women would receive a quality education by founding Bethune College for girls. This was one of the first educational facilities for Black people in America. A merger later re-named the school Bethune-Cookman College and expanded its mission to educate both Black men and women. You will also be exposed to Bethune's fight against the frequent lynchings during her era. Bethune is one of the founders of Black education in America and a leader in setting high standards of excellence.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955.
Teachers > United States > Biography.
African American teachers > Biography.

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