The Mary McLeod Bethune commemorative stamp is issued by the U.S. Postal Service as the eighth stamp in its Black Heritage USA series.
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) is an American educator and civil rights leader 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. The school is now Bethune-Cookman University.