Dear Lesley, I am not from Missouri, nor have we ever met, but none of that matters. Not today, not for the past few weeks, and not in the future that lies ahead. Today, you and I, we are family. More than just family, we are sisters. Together, we are part of a greater community, […]
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The furor caused by a CNN iReport social media post assuming that the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Capt. Ron Johnson, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, is a gang member is beyond understandable. At the same time, it shows that we Black Greeks must never assume that our story is understood. I am not saying that […]
Earlier this year there was an article regarding “5 Challenges Black Sororities Must Address in 2014”. The author brought up great points for us to consider and ponder. There was much debate and conversation around this piece, some persons even going to the extent of questioning the current relevancy of Black Sororities in our society. […]
To create an awareness of Black Greek-Letter Organizations’ chapters’ and national organizations’ contributions to communities, I created a list of my top 10 news stories from Black Greek chapters from the first quarter of 2014. I am pleased to see that the Black Greek news cycle was very active from April to June. Here are […]
The struggle can be quite real for many of us Black Greeks. As proud as we are of our letters, at some point many of us ask, “Does it matter what GDIs think?” GDIs (“gosh darn” individuals) cannot and should not be ignored as much as many of us would like to. There are, however, […]
Many of us view family as utopia. In theory, a family should be utopia but it often is not. I say in “The Black Greek Success Program” that some of us have people in jail, others have family members who are addicted to drugs or alcohol, and I joke that many of us have entire […]
Members of the oldest Greek-lettered sorority founded and incorporated by African-American women, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the Southeastern Region, recently joined forces to present a sizeable contribution to the scholarship efforts of Alabama A&M University (AAMU). A check in the amount of $100,000 was presented to AAMU President Andrew Hugine, Jr., during the institution’s 139th […]
The National Executive Board of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. recently welcomed Johnson C. Smith University as the newest institution to offer membership to its brotherhood. It is the first Latino fraternity at Johnson C. Smith University. Johnson C. Smith University Colony is the 127th undergraduate entity of Lambda Theta Phi and the fourth […]