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Trump Fears White Guilt Bug from 1619 Project

Illustration by M. Rasheed Published 09/21/2020 | Reading Time 2 min 54 sec  Op-Ed By Nehemiah D. Frank, founding publisher and editor in chief Trump’s cultural war tactics have me ready to […]

John Wittington Franklin: The naming of a school, the educators’ call, ​and remarkable families’ legacies 

There are a few times in my life when I am so fortunate to meet a person who I would consider an American titan, a great personage who simultaneously embodies strength and great intellect — an individual who has contributed significantly to the African American community and this country. 

I consider John Whittington Franklin, a man of that stature; although, I am quite sure he would think otherwise because he is the son of John Hope Franklin. And if you are obsessed with African American history, as am I, you would know that John Hope Franklin is the world-renowned scholar who chronicled From Slavery to Freedom.