A Bowie State University student is suing Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. According to a lawsuit by Kevin Hayes, he was hazed while pledging the historically African-American frat and is seeking $3 million in damages.
The first Black, inter-collegiate Greek-lettered fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., has offered to pay the funeral costs of slain teen Michael Brown. The 18-year-old was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9 in Ferguson, and the incident has led to protests and unrest in the Missouri town ever since.
The first intercollegiate Greek-letter organization established by African Americans is speaking out against the controversial Arizona immigration law. As previously reported, governor Jan Brewer signed a bill set to take effect this summer that permits law enforcement to question people’s immigration status at their discretion. The controversial concept has sparked outrage particularly in the Hispanic community who […]
The nation’s oldest Black fraternity has decided to suspend membership intake nationwide amidst allegations of hazing. The general President of the organization, Herman “Skip” Mason Jr., announced the news to members through a letter. According to Mason Jr., the decision was made due to “the failure of some of our members to behave honorably and […]