Let America Be America Again
Black Fraternities / History & Culture / Lincoln University of PA / Prose and Poetry

Let America Be America Again

Originally published in Esquire and in the International Worker Order pamphlet A New Song (1938) Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed– … Continue reading

This is Why We “Step” | A History of Stepping in Black Greek-Lettered Life + Culture
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority / Black Fraternities / Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / Delta Sigma Theta Sorority / History & Culture / Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority / Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

This is Why We “Step” | A History of Stepping in Black Greek-Lettered Life + Culture

Greetings to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Greetings to the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. Greetings to the ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated. Greetings to the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Greetings to the men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. Greetings to the men of … Continue reading

Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities
Alabama State University / Barber-Scotia College / Bennett College / Bethune-Cookman College / Black Fraternities / Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / Clark Atlanta University / Defunct Black Colleges / Dillard University / Fisk University / Florida A & M University / History & Culture / Howard University / Langston University / Morehouse College / North Carolina A & T State University / NPHC / Paul Quinn College / Philander Smith College / Spelman College / Tennessee State University / Tuskegee University / Xavier University of Louisiana

Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities

Originally published in HBCU Digest magazine, June 2014. It is virtually impossible to think about the culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) without thinking about the place of Black Greek Lettered Organizations (BGLOs) on many, if not most, of their campuses. Dubbed the “Divine Nine,” after the nine-member National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC), … Continue reading