109. Many Nashville universities were founded on faith.

Fisk University, pictured above in 2019, is one of the oldest universities in Nashville–founded in 1866. Like many Nashville universities–Belmont, Vanderbilt, Trevecca, Aquinas College, Lipscomb–Fisk was born of faith and has had a significant impact on the personality of the city of Nashville. 

Above, students pay tribute to the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University during a black history celebration at McKissack Middle School in Nashville, February 2018.

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