McLeod-Betune was an #American #educator best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, #Florida. She attracted donations of time and money, and developed the academic school as a college into Bethune-Cookman University. She also was appointed as a national adviser to #President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of what was known as his Black Cabinet. She was known as "The First Lady of The Struggle" because of her commitment to gain better lives for #African Americans. #YESBHM || #BlackHistoryMonth || #BGR8