March 26, 2009

Death Of An African American Giant

John Hope Franklin, Black Historian

John Hope Franklin, a towering scholar and pioneer of African-American studies who wrote the seminal text on the black experience in the U.S. and worked on the landmark Supreme Court case that outlawed public school segregation, died Wednesday. He was 94.

Posted by ronn at March 26, 2009 08:03 PM

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