John Hope Franklin, R.I.P.

The eminent historian John Hope Franklin has passed away at the venerable age of 94.  His most famous work, From Slavery to Freedom, is a foundational text well worth reading.  The rest of us will spend the rest of our lives trying in vain to fill the gap that his unfortunate passing has left.

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