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John Hope Franklin Dead at Age 94

Historian traced African American history from slavery to presidency

John Hope Franklin, a chronicler of history who also shaped it, died this morning from…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Surviving Destruction of ‘Black Wall Street’

Black business executives lend time, money to finance New York screening

On May 21, 1921, what was once the “Black Wall Street” in Oklahoma became the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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