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<strong>Charles Harris Wesley (Dec. 2, 1891 - Aug. 16, 1987)</strong>

From Centredaily.com DENVER — In response to the U.S. Department of Education’s release of the “Gainful Employment” rule, the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL/Women) strongly believes that the U.S. Department of Education must support the goal of increasing the number of college graduates among students rather than barring students from attaining higher […]

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955) 1875 – Born July 10, 1875 in Mayesville, South Carolina. 1904 – Mary McLeod Bethune biography: Mary Bethune founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls in 1904, as well as a notable speaker on subjects of child welfare, education, and home ownership. Oct 3, 1904 – On October […]

Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, educator, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, humanitarian, and founder of the United Negro College Fund, died on this date in 1988. ~ born on October 10, 1901. ~ Orphaned at age two. ~ Studied at Iowa State College ~ Taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College. ~ Married Catherine […]