Free online library: mirror to america: the autobiography of john hope franklin by afro-americans in new york life and history ethnic, cultural, racial issues. Franklin was born in rentiesville, oklahoma, one of the prosperous, and completely separate, black areas of the oil boom-town tulsa, where his father, buck franklin, was a lawyer and his mother, molly parker franklin, a teacher he was named after john hope, a black educator, activist and the leader, with web dubois, of the niagara movement, the forerunner of the national association for the advancement of colored people (naacp). Get information, facts, and pictures about john hope franklin at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about john hope franklin easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary.
The emancipation proclamation an act of justice summer 1993, vol 25, no 2 by john hope franklin. Rep maxine waters [d-ca]: madam speaker, i'd like to first thank my colleagues in the congressional black caucus for organizing tonight's special order to recognize the contributions of dr john hope franklin. A life of learning john hope franklin charles homer haskins lecture american council of learned societies new york, ny april 14, 1988.
Flowers’ residency at fhi is inspired by the legacy of dr john hope franklin, flowers to duke as a practitioner in residence life is an example of how the . Buck colbert franklin, john hope franklin, and john whittington franklin, my life and an era: the autobiography of buck colbert franklin (baton rouge, louisiana: lsu press, 2000) scott ellsworth, death in a promised land: the tulsa race riot of 1921 (baton rouge, louisiana: lsu press, 1992). On this edition of in black america, producer/host john l hanson jr speaks with late dr john hope franklin, phd franklin was the james b duke. John hope franklin, a revered duke university historian and scholar of life in the south and the african-american experience in the united states, died wednesday he was 94.
Watch the c-span collection of videos, access clips including recent appearances by john hope franklin view positions held along with a brief bio. Raleigh, nc in his early days as a young academic, researching his pioneering book on the black experience in the us and setting the foundation for a life's work chronicling african-american history, john hope franklin had to leave duke university's manuscript collection to eat lunch or use the bathroom. Interview with dr john hope franklin 409 regarding racism's continued presence in american life, his ideas on the need for scholars to balance scholarly research with advocacy, and the complex relationship.
John hope was a famed educator and civil rights activist who became the first african-american president of morehouse college learn more about his life and career at biographycom. John hope's early life contributes much to an understanding not only of racial identity but also of class, color, and caste among african americans, especially in the south. Describes john hope franklin, african-american historian and recipient of the 2006 kluge prize from the library of congress.
In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greates - john hope franklin quotes from brainyquotecom we also learn that this country and the western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. Editor’s note: they did it first is the root’s new weekly series on trailblazing people and events in the history of black america. Speaking at duke university, harvard president drew faust praised scholar john hope franklin, citing his dedication to helping create the field of african-american history, and to reminding the nation of its troubled past and present. Npr coverage of john hope franklin: news, author interviews, critics' picks and more.