Thursday, March 26, 2009

In Memoriam

Dr. John Hope Franklin
Legacy: Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Past President of Phi Beta Kappa, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Southern Historical Association, Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University, Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President William Jefferson Clinton, Author of From Slavery to Freedom and most recently Mirror to America

"My challenge was to weave into the fabric of American history enough of the presence of blacks so that the story of the United states could be told adequately and fairly."

-John Hope Franklin

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