Nine Divine HBCU Sorority Sisters You Should Know
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Nine Divine HBCU Sorority Sisters You Should Know

I confess. I’ve never watched a single episode of VH1’s Sorority Sisters. As a historian, as well as a social and cultural observer, I think it’s important that folk at least know what it is they are criticizing. But in this particular instance, there was no plot twist. The show was merely more of the same. … Continue reading

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