Mary McLeod Bethune Becomes First Black American Honored in Capitol’s Statuary Hall

Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to be represented in the National Statuary Hall. Her likeness replaces a statue honoring one of the last Confederate generals to surrender.

Mary McLeod Bethune Becomes First Black American Honored in Capitol’s Statuary Hall
Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to be represented in the National Statuary Hall. Her likeness replaces a statue honoring one of the last Confederate generals to surrender.