Samuel Dubois Cook, right, Duke University’s first black professor, greets renowned historian John Hope Franklin at a campus dinner in this Duke University file photo of uncertain date. Cook died on May 29, 2017 at age 88.
Samuel Dubois Cook, right, Duke University’s first black professor, greets renowned historian John Hope Franklin at a campus dinner in this Duke University file photo of uncertain date. Cook died on May 29, 2017 at age 88. Duke University
Samuel Dubois Cook, right, Duke University’s first black professor, greets renowned historian John Hope Franklin at a campus dinner in this Duke University file photo of uncertain date. Cook died on May 29, 2017 at age 88. Duke University

Samuel DuBois Cook, first black professor at Duke, dies at 88

May 31, 2017 5:42 PM