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 […]
If history was thoroughly taught with Black kids and their people’s story in mind, perhaps we wouldn’t have millions of Americans marching in the streets during a global pandemic because of the continued racial injustices we see against Black lives.
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.