Friday, March 27, 2009

Daily Dose

From Race and History: Selected Essays 1938 - 1988, by John Hope Franklin


"If we would deal with our past in terms of the realities that existed at the time, it becomes necessary for us to deal with our early leaders in their own terms, namely, as frail, fallible human beings, and -- at times -- utterly indifferent to the great causes they claimed to serve."

From The Moral Legacy of the Founding Fathers


  1. I hope his passing was marked with all the reverence and ceremony due him. What was done there?