A Prayer For HBCU Seniors
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A Prayer For HBCU Seniors

Father God, Your wisdom has allowed us to travel our collegiate journey with grace. You have allowed us to go through many trials and tribulations. Many times we praise you for the tribulations, but the trials are what have made us into a time such as this. See, My God, we are on the brink … Continue reading

On Race | W.E.B. DuBois, Fisk University 1888
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On Race | W.E.B. DuBois, Fisk University 1888

Especially do I believe in the Negro Race; in the beauty of its genius, the sweetness of its soul and its strength in that meekness which shall yet inherit this turbulent earth. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, Fisk University Class of 1888, American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor Continue reading

A Eulogy: The HBCU Teaching Tradition
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A Eulogy: The HBCU Teaching Tradition

Today is the third anniversary of my foray into blogging. I’m celebrating with an HBCUstory because it’s not just what I do, it’s who I am! A week ago, on this day, hundreds of Fisk Family members gathered in the Fisk Memorial Chapel in Nashville, Tennessee to bid farewell to one of their most faithful … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Geo Cooper, L.M. Collins + Fisk University
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Geo Cooper, L.M. Collins + Fisk University

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Fisk alumnus Geo Cooper, pays tribute to the late Professor Emeritus L.M. Collins, ’37 on Facebook Fiskites have heavy hearts tonight. So much can be said about the life of one of America’s greatest scholars. Dr. Leslie M. Collins made an impression on every student who had the good fortune to be … Continue reading