Discover the notable alumni of Fisk University. The list includes people like W. E. B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, Marion Barry, James Weldon Johnson & Nikki Giovanni. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, activists, musicians and media personalities etc.
W. E. B. Du BoisW. E. B. Du Bois
(Civil Rights Activists)

23 February 1868

Ghanaian

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
(Journalist)

16 July 1862

American

Marion BarryMarion Barry

06 March 1936

American

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
(Educator, Lawyer, Diplomat, Songwriter, Writer, Anthropologist, Poet and Activist)

17 June 1871

American

Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
(Poet, Writer)

07 June 1943

American

W. C. HandyW. C. Handy
(Trumpeter, Composer, Songwriter, Autobiographer, Jazz musician, Non-fiction writer, Pianist, Music journalist)

16 November 1873

American

MandisaMandisa
(Singer)

02 October 1976

American

Aaron DouglasAaron Douglas
(Painter)

26 May 1899

American

John LewisJohn Lewis
(Politician)

21 February 1940

American

John Hope FranklinJohn Hope Franklin
(Historian, University teacher, Author, Professor, Writer)

02 January 1915

American

Yolande Cornelia GiovanniYolande Cornelia Giovanni

07 June 1943

American