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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION

African-American fraternity founded in 1906 at Cornell University.

Official Website:
http://www.alphaphialpha.net/

Founding Date:
27-Oct-1906

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
O. Rudolph Aggrey
Diplomat
24-Jul-1926   US Ambassador to Romania, 1977-81
Dennis Archer
Politician
1-Jan-1942   Mayor of Detroit, 1994-2001
Nate Archibald
Basketball
2-Sep-1948   NBA Hall of Famer
Marion Barry
Politician
6-Mar-1936   Twice Mayor of Washington, DC
Bobby Bell
Football
17-Jun-1940   Linebacker, NFL Hall of Famer
Darryl M. Bell
Actor
10-May-1963   Ron Johnson on A Different World
Walt Bellamy
Basketball
24-Jul-1939   NBA Hall of Famer
Robert Benham
Judge
25-Sep-1946   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
David H. Blackwell
Mathematician
24-Apr-1919 8-Jul-2010 Bayesian statistics
Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr.
Basketball
17-Sep-1953   Former Milwaukee Buck, Wendy's franchisee
Edward Brooke
Politician
26-Oct-1919   US Senator from Massachusetts, 1967-79
Judge Joe Brown
Judge
5-Jul-1947   TV judge
Tony Brown
Talk Show Host
11-Apr-1933   Host of Tony Brown's Journal
Willie Brown
Politician
20-Mar-1934   Mayor of San Francisco, 1997-2004
Roland W. Burris
Politician
8-Aug-1937   US Senator from Illinois, 2009-10
Wes Chandler
Football
22-Aug-1956   Former NFL wide receiver
Hansen Clarke
Politician
3-Mar-1957   Congressman, Michigan 13th
R. Guy Cole, Jr.
Judge
23-May-1951   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Thomas W. Cole, Jr.
Educator
c. 1941   President of Clark Atlanta, 1989-2002
William T. Coleman, Jr.
Government
7-Jul-1920   US Secretary of Transportation, 1975-77
Countee Cullen
Poet
30-May-1903 9-Jan-1946 Harlem Renaissance poet
Rusty Cundieff
Actor
13-Dec-1960   Fear of a Black Hat, TV Nation
Danny Davis
Politician
6-Sep-1941   Congressman, Illinois 7th
Ron Dellums
Politician
24-Nov-1935   Mayor of Oakland, 2007-11
Eric Jerome Dickey
Novelist
7-Jul-1961   Waking With Enemies
David Dinkins
Politician
10-Jul-1927   Mayor of New York City, 1989-93
Julian C. Dixon
Politician
8-Aug-1934 8-Dec-2000 Congressman from California, 1979-2000
Donald Driver
Football
2-Feb-1975   Green Bay Packers WR
Edward R. Dudley
Diplomat
11-Mar-1911 8-Feb-2005 First Black US Ambassador
Carl Eller
Football
25-Feb-1942   Minnesota Vikings DE
Wayne Embry
Basketball
26-Mar-1937   NBA General Manager
Harold Ford, Sr.
Politician
20-May-1945   Congressman from Tennessee, 1975-97
William H. Gray
Politician
20-Aug-1941   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1979-91
Al Green
Politician
1-Sep-1947   Congressman, Texas 9th
Dick Gregory
Activist
12-Oct-1932   Autobiography: NIGGER!
Rosey Grier
Football
14-Jul-1932   LA Rams All-Pro defensive lineman
Charles Haley
Football
6-Jan-1964   Five winning Superbowls
Donny Hathaway
Singer
1-Oct-1945 13-Jan-1979 Where Is The Love?
Earl Hilliard
Politician
9-Apr-1942   Congressman from Alabama, 1993-2003
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Educator
13-Aug-1950   President, University of Maryland Baltimore
Maynard Jackson
Politician
23-Mar-1938 23-Jun-2003 First black Mayor of Atlanta
Kwame Kilpatrick
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Mayor of Detroit, 2002-08
Martin Luther King
Activist
15-Jan-1929 4-Apr-1968 Pacifist civil rights activist
Delano E. Lewis
Diplomat
12-Nov-1938   US Ambassador to South Africa, 2000-01
Rayford W. Logan
Historian
7-Jan-1897 4-Nov-1982 The Negro in American Life and Thought
Thurgood Marshall
Judge
2-Jul-1908 24-Jan-1993 First black US Supreme Court justice
Donald F. McHenry
Diplomat
13-Oct-1936   US Ambassador to the UN, 1979-81
Gregory Meeks
Politician
25-Sep-1953   Congressman, New York 6th
Kelly Miller
Sociologist
23-Jul-1863 29-Dec-1939 Out of the House of Bondage
Dutch Morial
Politician
9-Oct-1929 24-Dec-1989 Mayor of New Orleans, 1978-86
Marc Morial
Politician
3-Jan-1958   Mayor of New Orleans, 1994-2002
Samuel R. Pierce
Politician
8-Sep-1922 31-Oct-2000 US Secretary of HUD, 1981-89
Fritz Pollard
Football
27-Jan-1894 11-May-1986 First black coach in the NFL
Adam Clayton Powell
Politician
29-Nov-1908 4-Apr-1972 Congressman from New York, 1945-71
Hugh B. Price
Activist
1941   President of the Urban League, 1994-2003
Charles Rangel
Politician
11-Jun-1930   Congressman, New York 15th
Lionel Richie
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jun-1949   All Night Long, former Commodore
Eddie Robinson
Football
13-Feb-1919 3-Apr-2007 Grambling Head Coach, 1941-97
Ray M. Robinson
Business
30-Nov-1947   Former AT&T executive
Eugene Sawyer
Politician
3-Sep-1934 19-Jan-2008 Mayor of Chicago, 1987-89
Kurt L. Schmoke
Politician
1-Dec-1949   Mayor of Baltimore, 1988-99
Bobby Scott
Politician
30-Apr-1947   Congressman, Virginia 3rd
David Scott
Politician
27-Jun-1946   Congressman, Georgia 13th
Stuart Scott
Sports Journalist
19-Jul-1965   ESPN Sportscaster
Art Shell
Football
26-Nov-1946   Former Raiders player, coach
Louis Wade Sullivan
Government
3-Nov-1933   US Secretary of HHS, 1989-93
Charles Turnbull
Politician
5-Feb-1935   Governor of Virgin Islands
Wes Unseld
Basketball
14-Mar-1946   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Gene Upshaw
Football
15-Aug-1945 20-Aug-2008 NFL Hall-of-Fame Guard, NFLPA Leader
Reggie Walton
Judge
8-Feb-1949   US District Court Judge
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Comic
8-Jun-1958   A Wayans Brother
Lenny Wilkens
Basketball
28-Oct-1937   Winningest coach in NBA history
Wesley S. Williams, Jr.
Attorney
13-Nov-1942   Former Partner, Covington & Burling
Robert L. Wright
Business
c. 1938   Dimension International
Andrew Young
Politician
12-Mar-1932   Mayor of Atlanta, 1982-90


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