Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt

Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt

Two Stories - Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary Mcleod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt This friendship is a textbook example of the power of race amity. From being initial advocates for the establishment of a training program for African American pilots at Tuskegee to the establishment of the "Black Cabinet" in Franklin Roosevelt's Administration, these two women collaborated on programs for change in America; Commentary/Reflections from Thought Leaders is given by Cornel West, Ph.D., Dolores Huerta, Johnetta Cole, Ph.D. and Howard Ross.
September 15, 2021 10:30 am on WORLD | Episode #104 | 27 minutes | Visit Website

Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt

American Stories: Race Amity and the Other Traditions

Series Overview

A historical look at cross-racial and cross-cultural relationships in American history that impacted America's development. The film presents a series of short stories from the arrival of the first slaves on America's shores to relationships that impacted advances in social justice.