The One Story: HBCUs And The Gatekeeping Of Black Culture
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School Name: Fisk University

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Year Founded: 1866

Number of Students: 873 undergraduate/graduate students

Specialty Programs: Nursing

Greek Life:

• Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Inc.

• Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Inc.

Alumni: W.E.B DuBois (scholar, author, first African-American to earn Ph.D from Harvard), Nikki Giovanni (poet, author), Diane Nash (founding member of SNCC)

What You May Not Know About Fisk: Fisk University is the home of a music literature collection founded by the noted Harlem Renaissance figure Carl Van Vechen.