The images will be of particular interest to a team of researchers and students from Vanderbilt, Fisk University and Tennessee State University, who will be analyzing them alongside NASA scientists.
Bits of a granite sign commemorating a Civil Rights Era march in Nashville were used to vandalize the Nashville Courthouse 60 years later. Now the remains are on display at Fisk University.
Fisk University. Howard University. Spelman College. These are just a few of the more than 30 historically Black colleges and universities that have received bomb threats this year — many during Black History Month.
One of the oldest recordings of the Fisk Jubilee Quartet recently resurfaced, underlining the group’s historic importance to the Black community.
At about 9 a.m. Monday, Fisk University began to evacuate and lock down the campus following a bomb threat. A university spokesperson tells WPLN News that Fisk has never experienced such a threat before, and it has shaken the campus.
The Boyd House, located on a corner of Fisk University’s campus in Nashville, was nearly torn down last year. While demolition was halted then, the fundraising effort to pay for a $1.1 million renovation now faces a deadline next month.