John Hope Franklin (1915-2009) was a pioneer in the study of African American history. His classic From Slavery to Freedom is still a standard for American history. The story of African Americans is an important tale and integral part of the development of the United States. It tells of hope, tragedy, and triumph. The struggle […]Read more "Dr John Hope Franklin on meeting Dr W E B Du Bois"
There are claims that the study of history and social science have little relevance. Voltaire once said “that history is a lie commonly agreed upon.” These criticisms are inaccurate. History documents human development and civilization. It not only performs that task, but gives an explanation to current political and social conditions. International affairs has become […]Read more "The Importance of History"