Check out the list of notable Fisk University alumni. Some of the notable Fisk University students are W. E. B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, Marion Barry, James Weldon Johnson & W. C. Handy. This list of distinguished Fisk University alumni include editors, civil rights activists, political leaders, poets & jazz musicians etc and have made their mark in their chosen field.
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

John LewisJohn Lewis
(Politician)

21 February 1940

American

Aaron DouglasAaron Douglas
(Painter)

26 May 1899

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