December 4, 1906. .104 years ago today on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York the vision for African American collegiate men to have a fraternal brotherhood established on a University or College campus. .was brought to LIGHT by 7 courageous young men!!
Those young men will forever be known as the "7 Jewels" of Alpha Phi Alpha.
Henry Arthur Callis
Charles Henry Chapman
Eugene Kinkle Jones
George Biddle Kelly
Nathaniel Allison Murray
Robert Harold Ogle
Vertner Woodon Tandy
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the First African American Inter-Collegiate Greek Letter Organization.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. prides itself on developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for their communities.
Historically some of the most promient men of the African American community have been members. .
W.E.B. Du Bois
Martin Luther King Jr.
John H. Johnson
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
And the List Goes on. .
May you all continue to live up to the aims and vision that your founders set before you. Onward and Upward!!
Please visit http://www.alpha-phi-alpha.com