Franklin’s 1947 book, “From Slavery to Freedom,” completed while he taught at what is now North Carolina Central University (NCCU), sold more than 3 million copies and transformed the literature of American history.
Franklin’s 1947 book, “From Slavery to Freedom,” completed while he taught at what is now North Carolina Central University (NCCU), sold more than 3 million copies and transformed the literature of American history. N&O file photo
Franklin’s 1947 book, “From Slavery to Freedom,” completed while he taught at what is now North Carolina Central University (NCCU), sold more than 3 million copies and transformed the literature of American history. N&O file photo

Duke honors historian John Hope Franklin with year-long series of events

January 26, 2015 1:28 PM