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Black Greek Organizations

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-American college male students, was established at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, on December 4, 1906. More than 125,000 men have been initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha since its founding in 1906. There are now close to 500 college chapters on campuses, and 350 alumni chapters in local communities, located in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the first Greek-letter sorority established for African-American women, was founded in 1908 on the campus of Howard University. Continuing its 100+ years of service to all mankind, Alpha Kappa Alpha has grown to include more 250,000 members with chapters located throughout the globe. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Lambda Chapter was chartered on March 21, 1983.


Last Updated: 12/22/09