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Once again, a story of ignorance of history and racism is costing a group of White college students dearly. This time the incident involves members of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Members of the fraternity decided it would be humorous to film themselves mocking…

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The news of the hazing of an initiate into a graduate chapter of the Black fraternity Omega Psi Phi, popularly known as Ques, rocked members of the Divine 9 community. The now identified initiate, Tory Gates, 45, was allegedly struck 200 times with a paddle and bare hands as part of a membership ritual that…

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A man in Brooklyn, New York, called police after a vicious, drunken hazing incident. This time the alleged victim was not a student in his 20s, but rather a middle-aged professional Black man. Tory Gates, 45, went to police after being beaten in a bizarre ritual as he attempted to pledge to the Omega Psi…

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For many, getting a good paying government job at an agency like FEMA is sought after. It helps also if your fraternity brother does the hiring. Such was the case of Corey J. Coleman, who served as the Chief Component Human Capital Officer for FEMA. It was up to Coleman to make strategic hiring decisions…

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Atlanta’s Eta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was honored as the 111-year-old organization’s most “outstanding chapter.” Eta Lambda is recognized for its partnership with Atlanta Public Schools. The chapter’s signature mentoring program, “Project ExC2el” awarded almost $30,000 in scholarships to high school and college students in the Atlanta metro area. Alpha Phi…

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison suspended its chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon after a member reported multiple instances of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-gay behavior, including one in which he said he was choked and called a racial slur. The fraternity drew national attention last year after a University of Oklahoma chapter was caught on video shouting…

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Morehouse College celebrated its 2015 homecoming weekend as thousands of alumni and friends returned back to campus.  The bonds of friendship and brotherhood stretched into the decades for alumni and it was marvelous. The fraternities on campus showed their colors and stepped showing old moves and new brothers. Spelman College also celebrated its homecoming along…

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Pledging a fraternity is one of the greatest experiences a college student can have, especially at a Historically Black College or University. It is a binding of traditions that have been passed down for more than 100 years in Alpha Phi Alpha, Omega Psi Phi and Phi Beta Sigma. But there is one tradition that…

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Actor Terrence Howard, who’s playing in the crime drama Dead Man Down in theaters this weekend, is a Sigma. In February 2010, he became an honorary member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., which was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 1914. Founders A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse and Charles I.…

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