Celebrating five women who have had a Unique Impact on Florida History

For the month of March phenomenal women throughout history are celebrated for their accomplishments, that have helped shape history. Women such as Mary McLeod Bethune, the educator, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the environmental activist and Zora Neale Hurston, the folklorist and many others are recognized for their dedication and passion. Women have become more empowered and unafraid to speak up on social issues such as equal pay, violence against women and the treatment of women in prison.   Mary McLeod Bethune In 1904, Mary McLeod Bethune founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial School for Negro Girls. Her school for Negro girls later merged...

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