Negro League Baseball and its Connection to Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune
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Learn about Mary McLeod Bethune and the National Council of Negro Women's collaboration with the Homestead Grays baseball team during World War II to raise the funds to build the S.S. Harriet Tubman.
- African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, Government, History, Leadership, Military and Wartime History, Naval History, Public Policy, Social Studies, Sports, Women's History, World War II
- National/State Standards:
- National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies; Common Core State Standards: L.6.7., RIT.6.7., SL.6.1d, SL.6.6, W.6.2a; Program of Studies-VA; Virginia State Standards
- Negro Baseball, The National Council of Negro Women, Mary McLeod Bethune, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site