Members, chapters and the national offices of the Divine Nine are helping communities every day, and I feel strongly that we need to tell those stories. That is why, in 2014, I began tracking news stories from and about the Divine Nine. I want these news stories to accomplish three things. First, I hope we […]
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There was quite some discussion in 2014 about the five issues I felt Divine Nine fraternities should address. As 2015 has rolled in, I realize that one issue seems to never go away while events throughout the course of 2014 gave me perspective on more things to which our fraternities—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, […]
The year of 2014 was one with many eventful moments for Black people. Conversely, it was also an eventful year for Black sororities. Black sororities saw moments of divided views and moments of dynamic unity. The year of 2015 is now upon us, and as we move forward here are my views on what the […]
So as I am writing this the wonderful women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have just celebrated their 102nd Founders’ Day. The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are gearing up for their celebration on January 15th and the women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will be right behind them celebrating their […]
The news cycle in the last quarter of 2014 was undoubtedly very active with the Black Lives Matter movement. We saw a Black Greek break a major sports record, a chapter’s building win an environmental award, and Black Greeks mentioned as a major teacher recruitment effort. 10. Alpha Phi Alpha chapter at Valdosta State helps […]
I am proud of Black Greek-Letter Organization college members across America. Many have responded very well to the #BlackLivesMatter movement through their involvement. BGLO chapters and members have also been leaders. For example, the Truman State University Phi Beta Sigma chapter began a #ChalkedUnarmed social media movement. Later, Brown University’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter’s held […]
To all my little sisters, How are you doing today? I ask because I imagine many people assume that because you are achieving such great things, or because you walk around seemingly unbothered that everything is just fine and as your big sister I know that is not always the case. Recently a colleague of […]