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Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life

Ersula-Knox Odom brings Dr. Bethune to life from May 17, 1954 and shares fascinating stories of her extraordinary contribution to democracy.

When to
Where Cotilla Gallery

Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library and the Florida Humanities Council Present: Ersula Knox-Odom as Mary McLeod Bethune, an author, legacy writer/reporter with approximately 100 articles to her credit, workshop leader, Florida Humanities Council Viva La Florida performer as Mary McLeod Bethune, motivational speaker and prize winning life lyricist. Ersula has the uncommon ability to successfully address multi-generational and multi-cultural audiences by sharing life experiences from rural life, college life, corporate management, motherhood, entrepreneurship, sales, self-publishing and genealogy. Her signature seminar being “Unlocking Your Wisdom”. She is a member of African American Historical & Genealogical Society and Zeta Phi Beta. She is a graduate of Eckerd College and lives in the Tampa Bay Area.


RSVP required by Friday, February 12 Jill Gallner at 954-262-4593 or

Funding for this program has been provided by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs.


This event is part of the , series.

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