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Statue Of Mary McLeod Bethune To Make History In The U.S. Capitol’s Sanctuary Hall

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A statue of educator and civil rights advocate Mary McLeod Bethune will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall in 2022 — marking the first time a Black person has been honored with a figure in the collection of tributes. Bethune’s 11-foot tall state-commissioned statue will replace one currently in Statuary Hall of Confederate general Edmund…

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