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Members of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary in Peoria on October 21–23 with a variety of events and a local community service project. The celebration concluded with a reunion of more than 130 members and their families in the new Hayden-Clark Alumni Center.
MOREHOUSE COLLEGE – MAKER OF MEN
JOHN HOPE (first black president of Morehouse College in Atlanta, was affiliated with Spelman and Atlanta University under his leadership, was a founder of the Niagara Movement, served as YMCA secretary working with black solders in France during and after World War I, member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, his wife founded the Neighborhood Union outreach program in Atlanta)
CARTER™ Magazine "Where History and Hip-Hop Meet"
Today In History, July 30, 2012: "Eugene Kinckle Jones", the first Executive Secretary of the National Urban League, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date July 30, 1885. He was one of the seven founders (commonly referred to as Jewels) of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Cornell University in 1906. Jones became Alpha chapter’s second President and co-authored the Fraternity name with Henry Callis.’ (photo: Eugene Kinckle Jones) - CARTER Magazine
In 1908, Vertner W. Tandy Sr. (1885-1949) was the first Black American architect registered in New York State. He designed Villa Lewaro, on the Hudson River, the mansion of hair care magnate Madame C.J. Walker. Tandy is also known for founding Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Cornell University. #BlackHistoryYouDidntLearnInSchool #BlackExcellence #BlackHistoryIsAmericanHistory