Travel back to 1954 and experience Odom’s portrayal of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune—a visionary educator, civil rights activist, presidential advisor and the founder of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona, Florida. Odom shares stories about Bethune’s life and accomplishments including her thoughts about the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.
In addition, Odom is the author of At Sula’s Feet, a collection of her memories about growing up with her grandmother in a rural town.
This program is cosponsored by the Development Committee, Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, Inc. and by the Florida Humanities Council. For more information about this and other FREE programs @ your library®, please call (813) 273-3652 or visit hcplc.org.