Mary McLeod Bethune Symposium

The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center First Street Northeast, Washington, DC

On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, the United States Congress will accept and dedicate Florida's new statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol Building. With the statue's placement, Dr. Bethune will become the first African American and tenth woman to be so honored. That afternoon, […]