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Remembering Shonka White Dukureh 

By: Fisk University The Fisk University community is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of our brilliantly gifted Fisk alumna, Shonka White Dukureh ‘99. “She was just beginning to reach one of her goals in becoming a professional actress and singer,” stated Persephone Felder-Fentress,

Diane Nash Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

By: Fisk University This past Thursday Dr. Diane Nash ’61, civil rights icon and Fisk alumna, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Along with 16 other recipients, including legendary civil rights attorney Mr. Fred Gray and Olympic gymnast turned advocate

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