John Hope Franklin
Originally published 11/27/2017
Franklin retired to Durham in 1980. Two years later, he became the James B. Duke Professor of History, Duke University’s highest professorship.
Originally published 09/27/2017
Vaughn Davis Bornet
Just consider the names of historians writing then: C. Vann Woodward, Kenneth Stampp, John Hope Franklin, Thomas Bailey, Daniel Boorstin, Edmund Morgan, Robert V. Bruce, Richard Hofstadter, Edward C. Kirkland, and many more.
Originally published 03/02/2017
Franklin was a world-renowned scholar of African American history who died in 2009.
Originally published 02/03/2017
The proposal by the outgoing Obama administration has the backing of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat.
Originally published 11/06/2015
Historian Drew Gilpin Faust opened the Centennial Symposium honoring John Hope Franklin by praising the legacy he left for activists and scholars and for research “that rescued us from bad history.”
Originally published 01/27/2015
Duke University will hold events during the next year paying tribute to preeminent historian John Hope Franklin, who would have turned 100 years old this January.
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