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Standing Our Ground: Alpha Supports Dream Defenders’ Petition to Change Unjust Law

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General President Mark S. Tillman, Southern Region Assistant Vice President Ismael Brown and Florida District Director Matthew Bradford implore you to support the Dream Defenders’ fight for justice and equality as they March on the Florida State Capitol Friday, April 11, 2014. Fraternally, Brother Matthew S. Bradford District Director • Florida Federation of Alpha Chapters […]

Brother David Jackson Honored with American Historical Association’s Equity Award

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor David H. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., was recently honored with the American Historical Association’s (AHA) 2013 Equity Award. The AHA, established in 1884, is the oldest and largest professional historical association in the nation. Jackson received the award during the organization’s annual meeting held in January in Washington, […]

A New Face to an Old Dream

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In various ways, the plight of youth today can be said to mirror those of their grandparents’ decades ago. The struggle for social acceptance is universal to us all and may be referenced from adolescent memories at one point or another. However, a great divide has been said to exist between the youth of the […]

U. S. Virgin Island Brothers host Southern Region Board of Directors

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The Theta Epsilon Lambda Chapter recently hosted the Southern Region Board of Directors for their annual Board Retreat.   As part of their visit, the Board participated in an educational service project at Lockhart Elementary school.   This initiative was part of chapter’s adopt-a-school campaign that focuses on improving child literacy and building life skills.  Board […]

College Brothers use a Golden Occasion to raise funds for Cancer Awareness

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This past fall, the Tau Delta Chapter held its annual banquet to raise money for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.  The program, entitled the Golden Occasion, celebrated its 7th year anniversary in outstanding manner.  The fundraiser experienced a record turnout.  Guests fashioned in their finest evening apparel enjoyed live performances, dinner, and […]

Seeking Perfection while Meeting the Standard of Excellence

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In recent years, the Future Men of Tomorrow (F.M.O.T.) Program has become one of the hallmark programs of the Omicron Upsilon Lambda Chapter.   The FMOT program, the chapter’s youth outreach initiative, operates as an early intervention alternative for at-risk boys in the area.  The project serves as a substitute to juvenile deviance by providing its […]

Marching to the Beat of The Drum Major of the Civil Rights Movement

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The Brothers of the Gamma Zeta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. participated in the City of Tampa’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Parade on January 21, 2013.  Sixteen Brothers from GZL marched in the parade route that began at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue at 15th Street, then headed north […]