One of the deans of African-American social and historical studies, John Hope Franklin died on March 25th. He was 94.
For those not aware of Franklin's work and contributions to African-American studies or to the American conversation on "race," a few brief reflections make an introduction to his life and work.
Duke University, where Franklin spent so much of his career, offers this tribute.
The Washington Post (w/ photo gallery)
The New York Times
Chronicle of Higher Education
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