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Teaching What Does American Democracy Mean to Me? (1939)

What Does American Democracy Mean to Me? (1939)

In 1939, Mary McLeod Bethune, educator, community organizer, and the only Black woman officially a part of the United States delegation that created the United Nations charter, gave a speech about what American Democracy meant to her. She discussed the opportunities Black Americans have had and the contributions they have made. She also discussed the need to continue to fight for the rights of Black Americans.

Mary McLeod Bethune
American Public Media


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