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There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

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On September 24, 2014, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly with prepared… Read More

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As we come off of the heels of celebrating Women’s Equality Day  — which commemorates the 19th Amendment that granted… Read More

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History and Tradition. Values and Morals. Legacy and Leadership.  Since 1906, Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLO) have been… Read More

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