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Mary McLeod Bethune Was at the Vanguard of More Than 50 Years of Black Progress

Smithsonian
The 19th Amendment, ratified in August 1920, paved the way for American women to vote, but the educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune knew the work had only just begun: The amendment alone would not guarantee political power to black women. Thanks to Bethune’s work that year to register and......

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