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University Press of Kentucky

African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision

African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision

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The first African American fraternities and sororities were established at the turn of the twentieth century to encourage leadership, racial pride, and academic excellence among black college students confronting the legacy of slavery and the indignities of Jim Crow segregation. Black Greek-letter organizations were also created to foster a sense of community among African American students on college campuses, and among their ranks are legendary artists, politicians, theologians, inventors, int

Author: Tamara L. Brown
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Published: 02/29/2012
Pages: 552
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.96lbs
Size: 9.13h x 6.32w x 1.65d
ISBN: 9780813136622

About the Author

Tamara L. Brown, associate professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky, is a founding member of the Pi Mu chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at Longwood University in Virginia.Gregory S. Parks, assistant professor of law at Wake Forest University School of Law, is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He is the editor of Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the 21st Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun and coeditor of Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of TranscendenceClarenda M. Phillips is professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Social Work at Morehead State University.

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