The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It’s the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity.

Yup, people still haven’t learned that blackface just isn’t cool. Black student groups at UCLA are up in arms about a predominantly White fraternity and sorority holding a “Kanye Western”-themed party. According to the student paper, the party-goers dressed in baggy clothes, blackface, and traditional Kardashian-like attire. UCLA students protest after guests wear blackface to […]

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In todays’s Front Page news, Ebony Steele reports six University of Akron Alphas are being charged for hazing, putting another young man in the hospital. This story struck a cord with Rickey Smiley. Listen to the audio player to get the full story and hear Rickey Smiley’s rant on anti-hazing. Listen to “The Rickey Smiley […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc on June 22, 1952 while studying at Boston University. The Fraternity was…

During Ebony Steele‘s Front Page report, Rickey Smiley spoke candidly about hazing in fraternities, and why it makes these Greek organizations similar to gangs. Hear the report that sparked this conversation in the audio player, and share your thoughts in our poll below. Text “Rickey” To 80185…Standard Messaging Rates Apply RELATED: Rickey Smiley On How […]