|1.||Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.|
An African American fraternal organization founded on Friday, November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. by three undergraduate students and their faculty advisor. The undergraduate founders of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. were Howard University juniors Bishop Edgar Amos Love, Dr. Oscar James Cooper and Professor Frank Coleman. The faculty advisor was Dr. Ernest Everett Just. The fraternity operated without official sanction until the university withdrew its opposition in 1914. Omega Psi Phi was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia on October 28, 1914. The fraternity is the first black national fraternal organization to be founded at a historically black college.more...
From its inception, the fraternity has worked to build a strong and effective force of men dedicated to its Cardinal Principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift, and capable of giving expression to the hopes and aspirations of an unfree people in the land of the free. In 1927, at the urging of fraternity member Bro. Carter G. Woodson, the fraternity made National Negro Achievement Week an annual observance and it continues today as Black History Month.
In 1930, Omega Psi Phi became one of the founding members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). Since 1945, the fraternity has undertaken a National Social Action Program to meet the needs of African Americans in the areas of health, housing, civil rights, and education. Omega Psi Phi has been a patr...
|2.||National Pan-Hellenic Council|
The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC) is currently composed of nine (9) International Greek letter Sororities and Fraternities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. NPHC promotes interaction through forums, meetings and other mediums for the exchange of information and engages in cooperative programming and initiatives through various activities and functions.
the National Pan-Hellenic Council sponsored the Greek Step show at my school consisting of the divine nine black frats and soros it was great
The sororities and fraternities that compose the National Pan-Hellenic Council:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity,
"Hunny, do you see these letters? DIVINE NINE NIGGA!"