Dr. Mitchell was a professor and Dean of Humanities and Behavioral Social Science at Fisk University, where he graduated in 1969.
He appeared on NewsChannel 5 and NewsChannel 5 Plus many times over the years to talk about how race relations and civil rights affect the city.
The news of his death came to our notice through social media, he passed away today June 17, 2020.
His cause of death is still unknown. We will update you as soon as we have more information about his death.