Appointment to the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site Advisory Commission
Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse that is now this
National Historic Site. The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women
(NCNW) and was Bethune's last home in Washington, DC. From here, Bethune and the NCNW spearheaded strategies
and developed programs that advanced the interests of African American women.
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Posted on: 07/30/2014