Mary McLeod Bethune was an official in the National Youth Administration, she assured African-American people access to its employment programs. In 1936, she was the chief organizer of a group of Washington-based African American leaders known as the "black cabinet," whose self-appointed mission was to maintain steady pressure on the federal government to create better job opportunities for African-Americans.
Proportion is shown by the different sizes of the globe, Mary McLeod,the wall, and the painting on the wall. Variety is also represented, the painting may not be full of things but the viewer has other things to look at. The continents painted on the globe or the small details painted int he smaller painting on the wall behind Ms. Mary McLeod.
This is another woman who helped the adb=vancedment of color people and she was selected to be in my gallery because of that.