Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune)–The W. E. B. Du Bois Honors Program will host U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis, as the keynote speaker for the Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in the Fisk Memorial Chapel.

In addition to the Special Performances, there will be a Fisk Research Symposium
Honors and Awards Ceremony, as well as a reception to follow in the Appleton Room.
The Honors Convocation will stream live on the Fisk University YouTube channel (

About Congressman Danny K. Davis
“Congressman Davis was chosen by the people of the 7th Congressional District of Illinois as their Representative in Congress on November 5, 1996. He has been re-elected by large majorities to succeeding Congresses.

In the 117th Congress, Representative Davis has been reappointed to the Committee on Ways and Means and is the Chairman of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee. Davis also serves on the Oversight and Reform Committee. The congressman is a member of several Congressional Caucuses including: the Congressional Black Caucus, the Progressive Caucus, the Urban Caucus, the Community Health Center’s Caucus, the Congressional Sugar Caucus, and the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys. He is the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Re-entry.” [Read more via]