Alpha Phi Omega

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  • Poverty Reflection

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    For my civic or political participation, I volunteered with CPS’s GIV day for a poverty simulation. This is a half a day on the Friday of orientation week is available to first year’s students. The students are able to learn about civic issues like poverty and how Gettysburg College works with the issue and community. As a member of Gettysburg College, I have volunteered with CPS in many capacities and have done the poverty simulation as a first year. I also choose this engagement because I have

  • Bartle Hall Sky Stations Analysis

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    Bartle Hall Sky Stations I grew up 85 miles northeast of Kansas City, Mo. in a small farming town. On the special occasion that we would get to go to Kansas City (the city) it was a very exciting thing for me. I’ll never forget the first time I got to drive by downtown Kansas City. Traveling south along I-29/I-35 and all of the sudden I looked up and saw these huge concrete pylons protruding through the skyline. These pylons were incredible to me but what really drew my interest was what was sitting

  • Black Colleges Research Paper

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    golf, tennis, football among a list of others. Some Organizations include Greek life, also called the Divine nine. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity. Along with classes and extracurricular activities, campus life can never get

  • The Establishment Of Black Greek Lettered Organizations

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    The establishment of Black Greek-lettered organizations is an important cornerstone for the solidarity of black people. As many others are concerned, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was the first Black fraternal group, but on the contrary there were several other attempts to begin like organizations. Unfortunately, it was so that the due to the overwhelming stress of racism that these organizations were not allowed to thrive. In particular, the chapter goes in to semi-significant depth about the

  • Alpha Facts Essay

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    1. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was created to address the low retention rate at Cornell University during the times of Jim Crow Laws. 2. In 2010, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. decided to boycott Arizona and move their 2010 National Convention to Las Vegas, in protest of the recent Arizona law that allows for profiling of potential illegal immigrants. 3. Vertner Woodson Tandy became the first registered black architect in the state of New York. 4. Vertner Woodson Tandy became the

  • Comparison Of Frederick Douglass And Martin Luther King Jr

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    Out of oppression rises resilient individuals whose voices cannot be silenced. Though the exact circumstances may vary, both Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King Jr. were empowered in the face of persecution. Both came from a place of suffering and restriction, were inspired by the brutality the observed, and attacks institutions which allowed these atrocities and others to continue. Their words, powerful and thought-provoking, will serve as pieces that will not soon be forgotten. Frederick

  • My Favorite Dad

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    When I was attending elementary school, my third grade teacher, Mrs. Leak, assigned the class a journal, “who do you consider a hero and why?” Of course many of my peers wrote Batman, Superman, and Wonder woman. There were even a few who said no one. Some individuals may not ever believe in heroes, but they have never met my dad. If I was to spell out perfection, it would be my dad. Everything about my father make him the best hero including; his advice, personality, appearance, his wardrobe and

  • Reflective Essay On Racism

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    I work for the day that there will no longer be a mandatory minimum for melanin and hate speech is no longer freer than my and every person of color’s body. Every day, we seem to get closer and further from this day. Clocks no longer reliable to count the passing of time, but in divisive times, the signs are mixed up, and my math cannot seem to count up the holes left by deportations or people who did everything right, but it’s on the ground, then in the ground they are left. I came to Cornell identifying

  • Frederick Douglass Disobedience

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    This quote sparks interest due to disobedience often containing a negative connotation. However, in this quote disobedience is honorable, and to be called disobedient is a compliment. According to Wilde, disobedience is beneficial and without it social progress could not be made. Without disobedience, society is unable to change or improve from past mistakes. Without rebellion or disobedience, what will promote people to act on their injustices? Rebellion and disobedience are beneficial in promoting

  • Essay about Communication within groups

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    first social sorority started in 1851 by women at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. The women founded the Adelphean Society, which later became a Greek-letter sorority, Alpha Delta Pi. Other early Greek-letter sororities for women included Pi Beta Phi, established in 1867 at Monmouth College, in Monmouth, Illinois, and Kappa Alpha Theta, established in 1870 at DePauw University (formally Indiana Asbury College) in Greencastle, Indiana (Encarta).      Social sororities contribute