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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1914 at Howard University.

Official Website:
http://www.pbs1914.org/

Founding Date:
1914

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Flex Alexander
Actor
15-Apr-1970   One on One
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Head of State
16-Nov-1904 11-May-1996 First President of Nigeria, 1963-66
George Washington Carver
Botanist
c. 1860 5-Jan-1943 Crop rotation and peanut butter
Morris Chestnut
Actor
1-Jan-1969   Two Can Play That Game
Jake Gaither
Football
11-Apr-1903 18-Feb-1994 Head Coach, Florida A&M, 1945-69
Ryan Howard
Baseball
19-Nov-1979   First Baseman, Philadelphia Phillies
James Weldon Johnson
Author
17-Jun-1871 26-Jun-1938 God's Trombones
Alain Locke
Author
13-Sep-1886 9-Jun-1954 Leader in the Harlem Renaissance
Nelson Mandela
Head of State
18-Jul-1918   Former President of South Africa
Huey Newton
Activist
17-Feb-1942 22-Aug-1989 Black Panther
Kwame Nkrumah
Head of State
21-Sep-1909 27-Apr-1972 First President of Ghana
Rod Paige
Government
17-Jun-1933   US Secretary of Education, 2000-04
Scottie Pippen
Basketball
25-Sep-1965   Six-time NBA world champion
A. Philip Randolph
Activist
15-Apr-1889 16-May-1979 20th century civil rights leader
Jerry Rice
Football
13-Oct-1962   Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver
Edolphus Towns
Politician
21-Jul-1934   Congressman, New York 10th
Blair Underwood
Actor
25-Aug-1964   Malibu's Most Wanted
Hines Ward
Football
8-Mar-1976   Pittsburgh Steelers
Armstrong Williams
Columnist
5-Feb-1959   Black conservative pundit on the take
Jesse T. Williams, Sr.
Business
c. 1940   VP at Goodyear, 1988-98
Malik Yoba
Actor
17-Sep-1967   New York Undercover


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