Topic: Shirley Franklin

Opinion: America's Promise is Possible

April 7, 2014
Opinion: America's Promise is Possible

"Our Civil Rights legacy should be that we ensured equality through policies and laws that outlawed discrimination, period," says prof, former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin.

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Reflections on MLK's "I Have a Dream"

Aug. 26, 2013
Reflections on MLK's "I Have a Dream"

To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic speech, scholars, staff and students reflect on its legacy. With images by the late photojournalist Flip Schulke.

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Shirley Franklin Kicks Off Barbara Jordan Week

Feb. 13, 2013
Shirley Franklin Kicks Off Barbara Jordan Week

The former mayor of Atlanta, who recently joined the LBJ School as a visiting professor, will speak about the second phase of civil rights in her keynote address.

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Former Atlanta Mayor Joins the LBJ School as Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor

Jan. 15, 2013

Shirley Franklin, who served two terms as mayor of Atlanta, has joined the LBJ School of Public Affairs as the Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor in Ethics and Political Values. The LBJ School's dean, Robert Hutchings, announced the appointment today.

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