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Daily Herald
Lawsuit:Fisk U student falsely imprisoned for 10 yearsA former Fisk University student says he lost a decade of his life when he was
Lawsuit:Fisk U student falsely imprisoned for 10 years
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
A former Fisk University student says he lost a decade of his life when he was framed for dealing drugs on Chicago's North Side in 2006 and falsely imprisoned. Now, Jermaine Walker is a free man. His conviction and 22-year prison sentence have been... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Federal lawsuit alleges wrongful conviction led to decade in prisonfor armed robbery and forgery, records show. But his lawyers say he had turned
Federal lawsuit alleges wrongful conviction led to decade in prison
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
for armed robbery and forgery, records show. But his lawyers say he had turned around his life and was attending Fisk University in Tennessee on a full scholarship, majoring in computer science and studying superconductivity. At Walker's... Read more
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NBC News
Google's Yolanda Mangiolini Seeks to Diversify Workforce Through HBCUsstudents from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In 2014, t
Google's Yolanda Mangiolini Seeks to Diversify Workforce Through HBCUs
NBC News / Posted 28 days ago
students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In 2014, they expanded the GIR to Hampton University, Fisk University, Spelman and Morehouse College. By 2015, the GIR program had expanded to seven HBCUS, adding Xavier and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar Liberialead by Cuthbert Christy, a British Jurist, and included former Liberian presid
U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
lead by Cuthbert Christy, a British Jurist, and included former Liberian president Arthur Barclay and Charles S. Johnson of Fisk University in Tennessee. The Commission members spent several months in Liberia observing conditions and conducting... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rep. Cohen: House sit-in ‘a great day for America’a hero of the civil-rights movement who studied at Nashville's American Baptist
Rep. Cohen: House sit-in ‘a great day for America’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
a hero of the civil-rights movement who studied at Nashville's American Baptist Theological Seminary and at Fisk University, vowed Democrats would continue to press for a vote on the bills when the House reconvenes next month. "We... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Cohen denounces tweets from pro-gun ‘nuts’ after House sit-in endsa hero of the civil-rights movement who studied at Nashville's American Baptist
Cohen denounces tweets from pro-gun ‘nuts’ after House sit-in ends
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 1 months ago
a hero of the civil-rights movement who studied at Nashville's American Baptist Theological Seminary and at Fisk University, vowed Democrats would continue to press for a vote on the bills when the House reconvenes next month. "We... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Rep. John Lewis goes back to his rootscontribution.” He began organizing sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the
Rep. John Lewis goes back to his roots
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
contribution.” He began organizing sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the Nashville area in college while studying at Fisk University. Lewis then participated in the Freedom Rides in 1961, protesting segregation at interstate bus terminals by... Read more

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