John W. Franklin

February 11, 2015

John W. Franklin serves as the cultural historian and senior manager in the Office of External Affairs, at the Smithsonian’s 19th museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture. For the past 25 years,  he  has worked on African American, African and African Diaspora programs at the Smithsonian. Initially, he served as researcher and French language …

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As part of President Wright’s Black History Month Celebration, the university has established its first Essay/Oratorical Contest with generous support from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The theme of the President’s Essay/Oratorical Contest is: “A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture”.  Students wishing to participate must complete the online Registration and Intent to …

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