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

On What Faith Teaches | Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Tougaloo ’64
Black Sororities / Delta Sigma Theta Sorority / Motivational Mondays / Quotables / Tougaloo College

On What Faith Teaches | Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Tougaloo ’64

The worst thing they [segregationists] could have done was kill us. Once you accept that—and faith teaches us that there are better things to come after death—then there is nothing to worry about. – Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Freedom Rider, Civil Rights Activist, Tougaloo ’64 Continue reading

Black Sorority Challenges and Successes: Dr. Crystal deGregory, Fisk ’03 #BlackGreekSuccess
Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / NPHC

Black Sorority Challenges and Successes: Dr. Crystal deGregory, Fisk ’03 #BlackGreekSuccess

HBCUstory founder and executive editor Dr. Crystal deGregory (@HBCUstorian) joined Black Greek Success Chat on February 11 to discuss her blog, “Five Challenges Black Sororities Must Address in 2014” written for HBCU Lifestyle. The chat took place 5:30-6:30 p.m., central time, on  Twitter and Facebook. @EddieFrancis: In your @HBCU_Lifestyle piece you mention that black sororities must share their narratives.. @EddieFrancis: Q1. Give … Continue reading

How to Pledge Black Sororities and Fraternities
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How to Pledge Black Sororities and Fraternities

It’s pledging season. All across the nation, there are excited collegians preparing their applications for membership to a black sorority or fraternity. Many of them are students on Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campuses. Dubbed the “Divine Nine,” the National Pan-Hellenic Council member organizations—Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi … Continue reading