Greek for Life: Could One of These Celebrities Be Your Soror or Frat Brother?

Crossing the burning sands is something Black men and women have been doing since the founding of Alpha Phi Alpha at Cornell University in 1906 and Alpha Kappa Alpha in 1908 at Howard. Since, then, multiple Black Greek letter organizations have formed to be known as the Divine Nine. These include Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Iota Phi Theta.

Throughout history, many young men and women have joined these historical Black fraternities and sororities on college campuses across the United States, including a number of celebrities. Other famous men and women have received honorary letters for their public impact as entertainers, government officials, and more. Check out this list of famous Black sorority and fraternity members and meet sorors and frat brothers you might not have known you have.


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