Gov. Roy Cooper on why this section of I-85 is now the John H. Franklin Highway

In the years that African-American historian John Hope Franklin taught in North Carolina, there was a KKK sign greeting visitors to the state. Now a section of Interstate 85 in North Carolina is named for Franklin.
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In the years that African-American historian John Hope Franklin taught in North Carolina, there was a KKK sign greeting visitors to the state. Now a section of Interstate 85 in North Carolina is named for Franklin.

I-85 in Durham now the ‘Dr. John H. Franklin Highway’

November 27, 2017 04:45 PM