Amid Challenges, Fisk Endures After 150 Years

By: Dr. Crystal deGregory – Special to The Tennessean

The tower of Fisk University’s Jubilee Hall — the first permanent structure for the education of blacks in the South — has stood prominently among the Nashville skyline for more than a century.

The tower, like the building to which it belongs, stands as a declaration of Fisk University’s distinction as one of the nation’s finest universities and as the city’s oldest institution of higher education.

Saturday proudly marked its sesquicentennial, the celebration of 150 years of its doors being open to students.

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One thought on “Amid Challenges, Fisk Endures After 150 Years

  1. No matter what challenges face our HBCUs we are resilient and to las for 150 speaks to that. Congrats Fisk keep doing what you do.

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