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Did You Know? Posted on 07-23-2004
*Choklit*

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...
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Pretty Kitty from landover hills, MD replied on 07-27-2004 03:01PM [Reply]

Astarr1 wrote:
Eleanor Roosevelt is an AKA so is Roxie Roker- Leeny Kravtiz mother mother from family Matters DELTA: Lena Horne & Thelma Hopkins (Racheal from Family Matters) Zeta: Sommore' Comedian
Sommore is a Zeta. Lol. her ass be havin me rollin. She os a trip
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Pretty Kitty from landover hills, MD replied on 07-27-2004 03:04PM [Reply]

Zeta Phi Beta and Phi Beta Sigma are the first to est. auxillary groups for the youth and community Amicae Archonettes Amicettes Pearlettes and the Sigma Beta Club
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replied on 07-27-2004 09:02PM [Reply]
:arrow: I believe that Halle Barry turn down a hon spot to be a delta :arrow: T.C. Carson (Living Single) is a prominent member of Iota Phi Theta :arrow: Kappa Alpha Phi participated in the disscussions which led to the ratification of Pres. Johnson's Auti Proverty Program and Fed. Civil Rights Act of 1964 :arrow: Eric Davis (Carolina Panthers) is a Kappa :arrow: Carl Rowan ambassador of Finland (1963-64) was Omega Psi Phi :arrow: W.E. B. Du Bois was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha :arrow: Phi Beta Sigmas also used canes in stepshows :arrow: Toin Morrison and Marian Anderson are AKA's
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ManifestDSTiny33 replied on 07-27-2004 09:31PM [Reply]
NCboi07 wrote:
:arrow: I believe that Halle Barry turn down a hon spot to be a delta :arrow: T.C. Carson (Living Single) is a prominent member of Iota Phi Theta :arrow: Kappa Alpha Phi participated in the disscussions which led to the ratification of Pres. Johnson's Auti Proverty Program and Fed. Civil Rights Act of 1964 :arrow: Eric Davis (Carolina Panthers) is a Kappa :arrow: Carl Rowan ambassador of Finland (1963-64) was Omega Psi Phi :arrow: W.E. B. Du Bois was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha :arrow: Phi Beta Sigmas also used canes in stepshows :arrow: Toin Morrison and Marian Anderson are AKA's
I believe they were the first to step w/ them... and yes, they still use them as accessories... I luv them canes... good looks Sigmas!!!
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replied on 07-27-2004 09:38PM [Reply]
CORRECTION: According to DST's history, all 22 of their founders are AKAs
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replied on 07-27-2004 09:45PM [Reply]
"The Three Musketeers" ((Coleman, Love, Cooper<--- Omega founders)) were heavy influences in the founding of Delta Sigma Theta via Myra Davis Hemmings. Note: They were NOT the primary reason Delta was founded. I'm sure we all know that story... Before founding Delta, Myra Davis Hemmings was president of Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
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replied on 07-27-2004 09:49PM [Reply]
*Choklit* wrote:
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)<--- :lol: ~Delta Sigma Theta has the most chapters (NPHC) (300+) ^^^Is this worldwide or nationwide? Cause worldwide, we have nearly 900 :wink:
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replied on 07-27-2004 10:23PM [Reply]
The Deltas acknowledge all 22 founders as being members of AKA prior to starting DST. AKA recognizes that 7 "dissenters" left to start Delta. Now, this is what we know [as published by Soror Parker]: * in January 1908, 9 women -- seniors of the Class of 08 & juniors of the Class of 09 -- founded Alpha Kappa Alpha. * in February 1908, 7 sophomores of the Class of 10, joined the group to become the "Revered 16" * in 1909, there was a line of 6, however, we may assume that they were the Class of 11, since freshmen were not allowed to join and since all upperclass women, except 1 were members of the Sorority. At the time of their initiation, these women must have been sophomores. * we have no information on the lines of 1910 or 1911, but we do know that 7 women were initiated in the SPRING of 1912. Now....Let's move on to DST. In their history book, "In Search of Sisterhood" [hereafter referred to as ISOS], Paula Giddings does NOT indicate when any of their founders were initiated into AKA, but she tells their "class". Based on ISOS, we know that the DST founders were in the following classes: * Class of 12 = 1 * Class of 13 = 15 * Class of 14 = 5 * Class of 15 = 1 NOW, my first thought is "How can a member of the Class of 1912 be a FOUNDER of an undergraduate organization that started in 1913?" And yes, I know about Dr. Just and the 3 undergrads -- Cooper, Coleman, & Love -- who founded Omega, but even they knew that at their beginning it was going to be an org for undergrads and grads. The sororities were specifically told that their groups were for undergraduates only and that they could NOT expand to other campuses. Even if Ms. (dare I say Soror) Shippen was involved, she graduated with Soror Nellie Quander, and according to DST's logic should not have been around in the Fall when the changes were being proposed. Most certainly, she should not have been eligible to be a member of DST in 1913 when she was "so far removed". If Ms. Shippen WAS ELIGIBLE, then DST canNOT say that Soror Nellie had no business getting involved in the split. Ok, my next thought is, "Was there some type of 'baby boom' at Howard in 1909?" because there must have been in order for 15+ women to be in the Class of 1913. Looking at the records we have access to, there were maybe 23 women total [in four classes] AT HOWARD in 1908, and we know that there were not more than 7 in any one class at that time. So now we move on....the 15 DST founders in the Class of 1913 were eligible to join AKA in the spring of 1911 (since freshmen seemed not to be admitted and lines were held in the spring), with the next 5 in the Class of 1914, eligible to join in the spring of 1912. Are there any records to indicate WHEN and/or IF these women joined AKA? We know that Myra Davis [Hemmings] joined b/c she was president in the Fall of 1912, so, she may have been on the 1911 line. Now the question is exactly WHO was on the 1910 line and WHO was on the 1911 line? and WHICH of the DST founders were on the 1912 line of 7 just before the split? Any takers?
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Dat Man 1914 replied on 07-28-2004 03:48AM [Reply]
Hmmmm.... thats a lot of stuff to ponder.... :? *backs away slowly*
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Pretty Kitty from landover hills, MD replied on 07-28-2004 08:55AM [Reply]

If im not mistaking, all of the Temptations so ive been told are Sigmas Also heard Patti was a Zeta and i know Whitney Houstons mother is a Zeta
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