How does a person become a leader?

Title

Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

Author

Bethune, Mary McLeod

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Reading

Overview

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 a teacher,…

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The Odyssey, Book X

Author

Homer

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Reading

Overview

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 way home…

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Title

Islands of Decency

Author

Horton, Myles

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Reading

Overview

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…

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Title

Inniskeen Road: July Evening

Author

Kavanagh, Patrick

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Reading

Overview

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. Arriving near…

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Title

Reflections on Gandhi

Author

Orwell, George

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Reading

Overview

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 satire, Animal Farm and 1984.…

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