Alpha Phi Alpha

Police reopened a criminal investigation into hazing at Alpha Phi Alpha at Virginia Tech. This comes after the university failed to follow its own protocol of sharing the results of its investigation with local authorities.

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a Buffalo State College basketball player. His family believes he was made to drink something toxic while pledging for Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

This past weekend, the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha, a historic Black fraternity, took to the streets of Chicago and held steadfast in the midst of icy temperatures and a snowstorm to protest against the epidemic of violence plaguing Black communities in the Windy City. On Monday, Roland Martin host of NewsOne Now, talked with Rev. […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Recent protests against the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have created a conundrum for the nation’s black fraternities and sororities: to remain relevant in the black community they need to be involved, but protect their reputations if demonstrations go awry. SEE ALSO: #BlackLivesMatter: Where Are The Protests For Justice […]

Standing in their tradition of service and social justice, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has offered to pay the entire costs for the memorial and funeral services of Michael Brown, the 18 year old teen who was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Al Sharpton and Kimora Lee Simmons […]

Last Friday, the Peace Corps and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity announced a partnership aimed at providing service within the African-American community. Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Alpha Phi Alpha General President Mark S. Tillman met in the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C., to sign this new agreement. SEE ALSO: My Brother’s Keeper […]

This week, the Martin Luther King Memorial officially opened on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Many corporations, civic groups and  private citizens contributed to the completion of this historic monument, but this was a personal achievement for one particular group: Dr. King’s Fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha. The current general president of Alpha Phi Alpha, Herman […]