“HBCU” | A Poem by Terry E. Carter, Fisk ’80
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“HBCU” | A Poem by Terry E. Carter, Fisk ’80

HBCU The Freedmen’s Bureau and other concerns, provided for that which a black man yearned. Degrees which only coloreds could earn… Classrooms where only Negros could learn… At times, in the places where crosses burned. Started in churches and normal schools— mindful of bigots, haters, and fools. Money raised in a thousand ways… from collection … Continue reading

Think Pink & Purple
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Think Pink & Purple

E. Clare Stewart is graduate of Fisk University and Meharry Medical College School of Graduate Studies and Research. She currently serves as the Community Coordinator for the HBCU Wellness Project at Fisk University. Follow her on twitter at @EClareStewart. October brings us rich oranges, golden yellows, dark reds, soothing browns and all things pink. Throughout … Continue reading

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“A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste” – What It Means To Me

Do the words “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste” mean anything special to you? They do to me. I was a 16 year-old high school senior in the spring of 1999. My high school on the island of Grand Bahama, in The Bahamas, had been visited by a dynamic recruiter, Fisk University Director … Continue reading