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Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman. - Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (1929-1968) Pastor, Civil Rights Activist, Human Rights Activist

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A Requiem for Fisk University’s Dr. Reavis L. Mitchell Jr. ’69...

Dr. Reavis Lee Mitchell Jr. gifted scores of students with the splendor of his remarkable storytelling. So enchanting were his words that he could have sold blue to the sky or green to lawns of Kentucky bluegrass. His story-selling was only of dreams which required no hoop. School was our daze. Fisk University was our forever.
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