John Hope Franklin: Wins 2007 National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award





The National Civil Rights Museum announced the 2007 Freedom Award recipients today, Tuesday, July 24, 2007.

Doctor John Hope Franklin, a former Professor of Legal History at Duke Law School, and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the first female President of Liberia.

The Freedom Awards includes a new category this year, the Lifetime Achievement Award. Magic Johnson is the recipient of that award.

Past award recipients include Stevie Wonder, Maxine Smith, Bono, Bill Clinton, and Oprah Winfrey.


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