Mary Mcleod Bethune Biography
She led a drive to register black voters in Daytona Beach which earned her a visit from the local Ku Klux Klan .
The National Council of Negro Women, which she founded, raised the funds for this monument. It is the first monument to honor a black woman in a public park in Washington, DC.
The Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park commemorates educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune.
Mary McLeod Bethune became a public leader in the second decade of the twentieth century.