Let's state facts about the different sororities and fraternities and find out some unknown or known facts....I'll start ( If I 4got u just add on, enlighten me so next time I will know)
~The lovely word DELTA means change (coughs)
~Phi Beta Sigma are the sponsers of The Million Man March
~AKA was the first sorority in the United States organized by Black women to be incorporated.
~Delta Sigma Theta has the most chapters (NPHC) (300+)
~The late Esther Rolle was a lovely lady of Zeta Phi Beta (dayum dayum dayummmm) I loved me some Florida Evans R.I.P
~Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks is a lovely member of Alpha Kappa Alpha
~Calvin Murphy (NBA Hall of Famer) is an Iota
~Current Miss America Erica Dunlap is a lady of Delta Sigma Theta
~Rick James is a member of Phi Beta Sigma ( i'm Rick James beeeoottch)
~60% of all Black Male Doctors are Alpha Men
~The greatest basketball player of all time Michael Jordan is an Omega
~Ladies all over the world loved Wilt Chamberlin Kappa style...
the black collegiate fraternal movement did not begin with Alpha Phi Alpha, we're just the oldest (still in existence). . .
The Negro National Anthem was co-written by a Sigma man James Weldon Johnson
Alpha Phi Alpha partners with Church's Chicken to boost minority
Legendary Grambling Football Coach Eddie Robinson is an Alpha as is Ebony Founder John H. Johnson
Kwame from "The Apprentice" is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi
:arrow: Bishop Eddie Long, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., Robert Johnson (BET founder) Montell Jordan (Beta Omega (Pepperdine), 1989), John Singleton and Tavis Smiley (Alpha Chapter) are members of Kappa Alpha Psi.
:arrow: Robin Manning from America's Next Top Model - Season 1 is a member of Delta Sigma Theta. I believe Kesse Wallace is a Delta as well.
Kappa Alpha PSI was originally Kappa Alpha NU... but racial issues caused the members to change the name to Kappa Alpha Psi..
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thankz 4 stealing my post! :lol:
*thinks about something else he can contribute*
Charlotte Bobcats owner, Bob (Mr BET) Johnson is a member of
K a p p a A l p h a P s i!!!Like a Peeyemp!! lol
More famous Sorors of AlphaKappaAlpha:
-Marian Anderson-famed opera singer
-Jane Addams-founder: Hull House
-Ella Fitzgerald-"first lady of song"; jazz singer
-Gladys Knight-famed singer
-bebe more campbell-Essence mag writer, famed black author
-Yvette Lee-Bowser-producer; creator or Living Single
-Toni Morrison-Nobel Prize winning novelist and poet
-Rosa Parks-"mother of civil rigts movement"
-Maya Angelou-world renowned writer/ poet
-Corretta Scott King-activist; widow of MLK
-Phylicia Rashad-famed actress(and her sister, famed choreographer Debbie Allen)
-Sonia Sanchez-world renowned poet/playwright
-Dr. Mae Jemison-first female astronaut in space
-Dr. Debbye Turner-Miss America 1990
-Kimberly Aiken- Miss America 1993
FAMOUS DST MEMBERS
-Mary McLeod Bethune
-Camille Cosby(Bill Cosby's wife)
-Keisha Knight Pullam(Rudy from The Cosby Show)
FAMOUS ZETA MEMBERS
-Towanda Braxton(Toni Braxton's sister)
-Ja'Net DuBois(Wilona from Good Times)
-Vanessa Williams(the singer)
-Zora Neal Hurston
-Hattie McDaniels-Oscar-winning best supporting actress, Gone With The Wind
-Vanessa Bell Armstrong-famed Gospel singer
-Lorraine Hale, Ph.D-executive director of Hale House in NYC
-Anna Maria Horsford-actress (the mom in Friday)
-Mother Love-former TV/radio personality
-Victoria Rowell-famed soap actress
-E.Franklin Frazier(for my fellow Sociology majors 8) )
-Maynard Jackson(former ATL mayor)
-Martin Luther King, Jr
-Garrett A. Morgan(famed inventor)
-Jesse Owens(Olympic Gold Medalist)
-Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
-Stuart Scott(ESPN commentator)
-Keenan Ivory Wayans
-Lenny Wilkens(winningest coach in NBA history)
-Arthur Ashe-tennis legend
-Cedric the Entertainer
-Joe Clair(from BET MADD Sports)
-Dr. Bernard Harris(first black man to walk in space)
-Allan Houston(NBA pro athelete)
-Robert Johnson-founder of BET, owner of Charlotte Bobcats(NBA)
-Kenny Lofton(MLB pro athlete)
-Reginald F. Lewis(late CEO of BIF-largest owned black business, worth over a billion dollars)
-Bill Russell-NBA hall of famer
-John Singleton-famed director: Boyz N the Hood, Poetic Justice, Rosewood, 2fast 2furious
-Percy Sutton- owner of Apollo Theater in NYC
-Hank Aaron-MLB Hall of Famer, homerun king: broke Babe Ruth's record
-Lt. Col. Guion Bluford- first Afro-American in space
-Nathaniel Bronner-co-owner of Bronner Brothers Beauty Supplies(that's the B&B hair products ladies 8) )
-Dr. Charles Drew-performed first use of blood plasma; The Charles Drew Medical Univeristy in California ranks amongst the ivy league schools in the US
-Earl Graves-publisher of Black Enterprise mag
-Rev. Jesse Jackson
-Steve McNair-famed NFL pro athlete
-Dr, David Satcher-US Surgeon General during Clinton Admin.;director of the CDC
-Charlie Ward-NBA pro athlete
-Ben Coates(NE Patriots)
-Huey P. Newton-co-founder Black Panther Party
-A. Phillip Randolph
-Jerry Rice-NFL pro athlete
-Emmitt Smith-NFL pro athlete
-Vaughn Booker- Green Bay Packers
-TC Carson- "Kyle" from Living Single
-Spencer Christian-former Good Morning America anchorman
-Michael Frisby- White House Correspondent
Calvin Murphy-NBA Hall of Famer
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Alpha Phi Alpha is one of the largest contributors of time and donations to the March of Dimes
Older greeks generally refer to their grips as "the fraternal handshake" and they shake hands to grip instead of pulling their bodies close
Brother Charles H. Wesley, the fraternity historian, also collected and penned the history of Sigma Pi Phi, the Prince Hall Masons, the Elks, and the A.M.E. church.
Bill Clinton is member of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity
Prince is member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity
The 22 founding members of Delta Sigma Theta were orignally fully initiated members of Alpha Kappa Alpha.
Pledging and all forms of hazing were outlawed in 1990 after a student died while "online" for Alpha Phi Alpha at Morehouse College.
Phi Beta Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta spawned the two largest latin-based fraternity and sorority Sigma Lambda Beta and Sigma Lambda Gamma
While Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Alpha, his father Martin Luther King Sr. was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity officially became a member of the NPHC is 1996
Both Sigma Gamma Rho and Alpha Kappa Alpha have their national headquarters in the GREAT city of Chicago.