John Hope Franklin on Obama Nomination

It’s a very brief interview, but if you are aware of Franklin’s own personal story it is easy to appreciate the excitement that comes through visually and vocally.  Consider his autobiography for your summer reading list.

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History

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