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Brother Williams Named Michigan Big Brother of the Year

Father & Son are 'Big' Mentors for Brothers

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognizes a "Big of the Year" on both the state and national level. We are pleased to announce that Brother Larry Williams [Zeta Beta '72] has been named Michigan Big Brother of the Year!

“My only goal was to be a good example, serve as a positive role model, and take a genuine interest in a young man’s life,” shared Brother Larry Williams.

 Larry Williams met his Little Brother Akario four years ago when his mother enrolled both of her sons in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit. Akario’s mom called Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit because she wanted the boys to experience new things and have positive male role models. Akario was very excited to have a big brother, and Larry was as equally excited to be a big brother. Larry was also experiencing his first year of...
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Zeta Psi Lambda Chapter Inspire Youth to "MAN UP"
The Zeta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the Zeta Psi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity partnered together to host a male teen workshop titled, "Man Up: Empowering Young Men Towards Excellence".
“I shared with them that so often our teenagers feel as though they must fall victim to peer pressure and temptation but…positive activities such as sports, extracurricular clubs and organizations or religious programs could keep them from some of the problems teenagers often face such as low self-esteem and making poor decisions...

Pennsylvania Governor Honors Brother Jackson
Governor Tom Corbett recognized African American leaders from across Pennsylvania for their commitment and excellent service to their community. Brother Dr. Ron Jackson is the creator of The Center for Male Engagement, a national award winning...

Past General President Matthews and National Medical Association Honored in Liberia

 Seven medical doctors, all members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in the United States who arrived in Liberia on February 15, 2013, to provide free surgeries and other medical services, have been honored...

Alpha National Historian Honored with Conference

The conference, presented by Cornell University Africana Studies and Research Center, was intended to investigate and assess the state of scholarship on historiography and African-American intellectual history–two interrelated areas that have been the passion and focus of Professor Brother Robert Harris,  a 1963 Theta Chapter initiate...


Roland Martin

National Association of Black Journalist Names Brother Martin "Journalist of the Year"

"I'm thankful for Vanessa Williams and Sheila Brooks for nominating me for the work we have done on TV One's Washington Watch and the Tom Joyner Morning Show," explained Brother Roland S. Martin, a 1989 Pi Omicron Chapter initiate at Texas A&M University, College Station...


Carlos Graham

Brother Graham Wins City Council Race

 Long-time resident of Jefferson City, Missouri, Brother Carlos Graham of Beta Zeta Lambda Chapter beat out incumbent Bill Luebbert to win the 4th ward city council race....

Rodney Blount

Exploring the Contributions of African Americans in Wilberforce
"Brothers William Scarborough, former president of Wilberforce University, and Charles Carroll, prominent author, are among the Alphas that are buried there," explained Brother Rodney Blount, a 2005 Theta Xi initiate, at Ball State University...

Jacob Tzegaegbe

Brother Jacob Tzegaegbe Receives Marshall Scholarship
In 1953, the Marshall Scholarships program was established by an act of the British Parliament. Brother Tzegaegbe is a 2011 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in civil engineering. This May, he will earn a master’s degree in civil engineering. His research focused on...

Antoine Waul

Alpha Men Soaring with Teach for America

 Brother Antoine Waul of Richmond University was recently featured in the Teach for America Newsletter. Brother Waul is a political science major and a 2013 TFA corps member for the Mississippi Delta region...

UNCF Awards Brother Asouzu the Merck Science Initiative Scholarship

A junior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an active member of the Iota Nu Chapter, Brother Maurice Asouzu has been chosen as a recipient of a prestigious UNCF-Merck Science Initiative scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. He is one of 15 winners selected for the honor nationally. The scholarship includes...


Brother McCoy Moderates Talk Back Panel at Kennedy Center

Washington Life Magazine performing arts columnist and Petersburg, VA, native Brother Patrick D. McCoy was guest moderator for the popular 'Talk Back' after The Washington Chorus' performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah. The panel featured conductor Julian Wachner, soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme and...


Brother Mark Waldon Leaves Legacy on Meteorology in Memphis

Brother Mark Waldon, a 1999 initiate of Iota Delta chapter and ABC 24 Memphis chief meteorologist, transcended to the higher realm of Omega Chapter. Brother Waldon joined ABC in 1999 and was well respected by his co-workers....Click here to see the Video Tribute


History Maker Brother Huel Perkins Passes
Brothers, on Monday, April 15, 2013, Brother Huel D. Perkins, one of the original members of the Alpha Phi Alpha World Policy Council [WPC] and the author of the Alpha Phi Alpha Sweetheart Song, passed away. Brother Perkins occupied the WPC position of secretary and...
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