How does a person become a leader?

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Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

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Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was born on a South Carolina farm in 1875.  The child of former slaves, she went on to become…

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The Odyssey, Book X

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Originally recited by the bard Homer in towns and villages all over Greece, The Odyssey was finally written down in the 8th century BCE. Ulysses, or Odysseus', adventures on the…

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Islands of Decency

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Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and…

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Inniskeen Road: July Evening

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Patrick Kavanagh was born and buried in Inniskeen, Ireland, where he had planned to become a farmer until one of his early poems was published in The Irish Weekly Independent.…

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Reflections on Gandhi

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British author George Orwell was born in India in 1903 and wrote many essays and stories about that country. He is best known now for his two novels of political…