By Gregory S. Parks,Stefan M. Bradley,Michael A. Blake,Y. Sekou Bermiss,Felix Armfield,Kenneth Clarke,Jeremy M. Harp,Joanna S. Hunter,Andre McKenzie,Rashawn Ray,Kevin Walter Spragling,Robert E., Jr. Weems,Michael J. II Myers,Marybeth Gasman,Richard J. Reddic
On December four, 1906, on Cornell University's campus, seven black males based one of many maximum and such a lot enduring companies in American background. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. has introduced jointly and formed such esteemed males as Martin Luther King Jr., Cornel West, Thurgood Marshall, Wes Moore, W. E. B. DuBois, Roland Martin, and Paul Robeson. "Born within the shadow of slavery and at the lap of disenfranchisement," Alpha Phi Alpha -- like different black Greek-letter businesses -- was once based to instill a spirit of excessive educational success and intellectualism, foster significant and lifetime ties, and racially uplift these brothers who will be initiated into its ranks.
In Alpha Phi Alpha, Gregory S. Parks, Stefan M. Bradley, and different contributing authors research the fraternity and its participants' constancy to the founding precepts set forth in 1906. They talk about the identification tested by means of the fraternity at its inception, the demanding situations of shielding the picture and model, and the way the association can determine and educate destiny Alpha males to uphold the factors of a great African American fraternity. Drawing on organizational id conception and a various array of methodologies, the authors bring up and resolution questions which are proper not just to Alpha Phi Alpha yet to all black Greek-letter organizations.
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