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Fisk University, the imperiled HBCU in Nashville, is having a hard time making money off the artwork bequeathed to it by Georgia O’Keeffe, that painter of colorful vaginas flowers. Fisk’s trustees in December 2005 voted to try to sell off two signature pieces of the art collection donated by the New Mexico artist to help Read More

As always seems to be the case, HBCUs are facing an existential crisis. Fisk University, like a bunch of other HBCUs, is in dire straits. The school is trying to sell its collection of Georgia O’Keefe art to stay afloat, and in 2004, the school was so far behind on its utility payments that its Read More