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Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun

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During the twentieth century, black Greek-Letter organizations (BGLOs) united college students dedicated to excellence, fostered kinship, and uplifted African Americans. Members of these organizations include remarkable and influential individuals such as Martin Luther King Jr., Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, novelist Toni Morrison, and Wall Street pioneer Reginald F. ...more
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Published June 13th 2008 by University Press of Kentucky
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As a member of one of the divine nine, it was interesting reading the history and thoughts of others in different organizations. I especially enjoyed reading I've Got All My Sisters With Me, Siterhood beyond the Ivory Tower about Alumnae membership and I Did it for the Brotherhood: Non black members in Black Greek lettered organizations. I found out through the last article that probably the first induction of a white person into a BGLO is Bernard Levin who came into Alpha Phi Alpha in 1946. I ...more
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