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December 30, 2009

Real Heros: John Hope Franklin

John Hope Franklin, author, historian and civil rights figure, died this past year at the age of 94. Franklin wrote From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African-Americans, a classic first published in 1947. He taught at Fisk, St. Augustine's, Howard, Brooklyn College, Chicago, and finally Duke, where he taught history to undergraduates, and served for seven years as a Professor of Legal History at the law school. He wrote, published and lectured into his nineties.

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John Hope Franklin (1915-2009)

Posted by JD Hull at December 30, 2009 11:35 PM

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