Hope In Oklahoma

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Eminent American historian John Hope Franklin returns to his birthplace - Rentiesville, Oklahoma.

Established at the turn of the century, it was one of a handful of all-black towns created as havens from the segregation of the South.

Can the town survive today, with a population of only 88?

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American historian John Hope Franklin returns to his birthplace - Rentiesville, Oklahoma.

Established at the turn of the century, it was one of a handful of all-black towns created as havens from segregation.

Can the town survive today with a population of only 88?