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John Hope Franklin - Quotes

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We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.

If the house is to be set in order, one cannot begin with the present; he must begin with the past. ---->>>

It was necessary, as a black historian, to have a personal agenda. ---->>>

We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-02, 1915
Birthplace: Rentiesville, Oklahoma, United States
Die: 2009-03-25
Occupation: Historian
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John Hope Franklin (January 2, 1915 – March 25, 2009) was an American historian of the United States and former president of Phi Beta Kappa, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Southern Historical Association. Franklin is best known for his work From Slavery to Freedom, first published in 1947, and continually updated (wikipedia)