Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence (Hardcover)


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Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence Cover Image
By Gregory S. Parks (Editor), Michael A. Blake (Foreword by)


Established on the campus of Cornell University in the fall of 1905, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity began as an organization to meet the needs of a handful of male African American college students. Founded with ideals of civic action and community uplift, Alpha Phi Alpha was established almost 40 years after the end of the Civil War and just a few years after the end of The Nadir-the period when institutional racism was worse than at any other post-bellum period. Exemplified by its founders, known.

About the Author

Gregory S. Parks, assistant professor of law at Wake Forest University School of Law, is coeditor of African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision and editor of Black Greek-Letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century: Our Fight Has Just Begun. Stefan M. Bradley, associate professor of history and African American studies at Saint Louis University, is the author of Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813134215
ISBN-10: 0813134218
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: January 4th, 2012
Pages: 412
Language: English