american stories: race amity and the other tradition
Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt

Two Stories - Godmothers of Race Amity: Mary Mcleod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt This friendship is a textbook example of the power of race amity. From being initial advocates for the establishment of a training program for African American pilots at Tuskegee to the establishment of the "Black Cabinet" in Franklin Roosevelt's Administration, these two women collaborated on programs for change in America; Commentary/Reflections from Thought Leaders is given by Cornel West, Ph.D., Dolores Huerta, Johnetta Cole, Ph.D. and Howard Ross.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 104

About American Stories: Race Amity and the Other Tradition:

A historical look at cross-racial and cross-cultural relationships in American history that impacted America's development.

The film presents a series of short stories from the arrival of the first slaves on America's shores to relationships that impacted advances in social justice.



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