Dr John Hope Franklin on meeting Dr W E B Du Bois

“No justice no peace” was the rallying cry for my comrades and I at the Atlanta University Center (AUC) in April of 1992. I was in my middle year in seminary at the Morehouse School of Religion of the Interdenominational Theological Center and I, and many others from Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, Spellman College and Morehouse College were compelled to express our disbelief that those who publically beat Rodney King would not be prosecuted for their deeds. Spike Lee’s film
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