The Fraternity of Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc. was founded on January 5, 1911 on the campus of Indiana University Bloomington by Marcus Peter Blakemore, Paul Waymond Caine, George Wesley Edmonds, Guy Levis Grant, Edward Giles Irvin, and John Milton Lee. The Fraternity has over 125,000 members with 700 undergraduate and alumni chapters in nearly every […]

Alpha Phi Alpha is the first Greek-letter fraternity created for African-American men. It was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven men: Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy. Motto: “First of All, […]

On January 31st, 1988 Doug Williams made history. But before that historic day, Williams was already a history-maker. One of the greatest HBCU athletes of all time, Doug Williams career started as a Freshman at Grambling State University under legendary head coach Eddie Robinson. Williams was a four-year starter for GSU, leading the Tigers to […]

This Black History Month is the perfect time to brush up on social justice terms, as the fight for criminal justice reform is still in full swing.

This Black History Month is the perfect time to brush up on social justice terms, as the fight for criminal justice reform is still in full swing.

Colin Kaepernick is a polarizing figure to some; but to others, he’s a hero.

Colin Kaepernick is a polarizing figure to some; but to others, he’s a hero.

For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History.  Today we kick it off with the man known as “The Pearl.” and “Black Jesus.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdzfTA0jUUk Those nicknames describe the game of one of the greatest Basketball players of all time perfectly. Vernon Earl Monroe grew […]

Statistics show that Black folks are among the most giving people in the country, and have been for a long time despite disproportionate economic disadvantages.