February Alpha News Update

February Update

Brother Horace Henry Donates Photos of First
MLK Memorial to Smithsonian

Brother Horace Henry [Alpha Phi, '68], a 21-year-old student from Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), had grabbed a camera on his way out the door that morning as he and his fellow Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brothers got on their way to honor King.

Upon arrival at the service, someone, seeing the camera around Henry’s neck, ushered him to.. 

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APPLY FOR THE 2016 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TODAY!

Alpha Phi Alpha Leadership Academy

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CHAPTER AUDITS 
With this fraternal year being a non-convention year, the General Office staff will be conducting chapter audits at all five regional conventions. Chapter audits are done to ensure that chapters have the following items in their possession:

  • A copy of the fraternity ritual
  • A chapter seal
  • A chapter charter (if unable to bring charter, a picture of it is acceptable)
  • A chapter constitution

If your chapter does not have the preceding list of materials, please contact the membership department to secure those items by emailing membership@apa1906.net or by calling 800-373-3089.

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Download your 2015 Constitution and By-Laws

Your digital copy of the 2015 Constitution and By-Laws is available on AlphaNET. Click here to sign into AlphaNET and download it to your device.

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Havana Watches USA, L.L.C. Introduces

The “Limited Edition” Alpha Phi Alpha Watch by Havana”


Stainless Steel Construction, 18 Karat Gold Finish, Quality International Movement, 2 Years “Top to Bottom” Warranty, Screw Down Crown, Leather Strap with Engraved Buckle, Water Resistant to 10 Atmospheres
Chapter Purchases call Bro. Michael Cox @ 314- 630-0803
www.havanawatches.com 

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Brother Howard

Brothers Participate in Strategy Discussion: After Mizzou

The question of “What do we do after Mizzou?” was posed last week as members of the university community met to discuss the way forward after racial strife at the University of Missouri sparked a national debate over racial issues on college campuses.

Brother Jalen Hamilton [Nu Rho, '12], Chapter President for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, spoke on the power of student organizations unifying.  Mario Morrow, BSU President, elaborated on black organizational unity on campus....

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Brother Howard

Brothers in Harlem Partner with West Harlem Art Fund & GTHGTC

The West Harlem Art Fund has partnered the Harlem Chapter of the fraternal organization Alpha Phi Alpha. WHAF will offer internships to these high school students bound for college. The students will focus on...

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Brother Joshua S. Harris Baltimore Mayor Race

Brother Roy Tatem, Working Campaign Trail for Senator Bernie Sanders

Brother Roy Tatem [Beta Gamma,'96], is leading the presidential campaign trail working hard as the deputy director for African American Outreach for the Bernie Sanders for President campaign. Brother Tatum coordinated his candidate's Dec. 8 tour of the struggling Sandtown-Winchester section of Baltimore where brother Joshua Harris is currently a candidate for Mayor. You will often see Brother Tatum right next to Sen. Sanders....Read More >


 Brother Joshua S. Harris Baltimore Mayor Race 

Brother Alston Named Top 40 Under 40

Brother LeMaris Alston [Beta Upsilon, '03] is the cofounder of Gallery 450, a multifunctional space in Downtown Mobile that serves as an art gallery, event hall and office space. He also works as a photographer and a mentor of his own successful Bounce Back Youth Leadership Program....Read More >


Belford V. Lawson Oratorical and Hobart S. Jarret Debate Competition

The theme's for both the 2016 Belford V. Lawson Debate Competition and the Hobart S. Jarrett Debate Competition are available by clicking here.

Brother H. Gray Gillem

Brother H. Gray Gillem, 16th Eastern Region Vice President, Enters Omega

Brother H. Gray Gillem [Beta '41], many affiliations include – Charter member and Past President of Theta Rho Lambda; Western Director for the Alpha Chapters in Virginia; Chairman of the National Pan-Hellenic Council in Northern Virginia; the American Legion; and President of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish Holy Name Society, just to name a few.


Kevin Powell: The Evolution of an Activist

Brother Michael Feeney, 32 Year Old Journalist, Enters Omega Chapter

Journalist Michael J. Feeney [Gamma Sigma, '03] died Sunday afternoon at the age of 32 from complications while being treated for kidney disease at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, said his mother, Reba Willis.

Feeney, who was president of the New York Association of Black Journalists from 2012 until December, was well known for his efforts to diversify journalism, the help he provided to young journalists and for....Read More >

  

INTERNSHIP WITH ALPHA PHI ALPHA

The application for the Alpha Phi Alpha General Office Internship is now officially open. The summer internship will be from June 1-August 12, 2016 at the General Office, located in Baltimore, MD. To find out more information and to complete the application, please visit the national website here. Applications must be received by April 11, 2016, 8p.m. EST to be reviewed for consideration. If you have any questions please e-mail internship@apa1906.net.

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 Roland Martin Pi Omicron Commencement Speech

Reducing political apathy while increasing civic engagement
Discover Your Voice | Be Heard

Brother Damola Ogundipe [Mu '09] has been working on his startup, Civic Eagle, an app that aims to get more people involved with politics, for the last year. If you don't already have our mobile application, EAGLE on your iPhone (coming soon to Android), don't forget to download it.

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