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

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    "On December 4, 1906, seven black men ... founded one of the greatest and most enduring organizations in American history on the campus of Cornell University. ... Alpha Phi Alpha was founded to instill a spirit of high academic achievement and intellec...

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    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. He lives in Alton, Illinois.

    "On December 4, 1906, seven black men ... founded one of the greatest and most enduring organizations in American history on the campus of Cornell University. ... Alpha Phi Alpha was founded to instill a spirit of high academic achievement and intellectualism, foster meaningful and lifelong ties, and invoke the desire for racial uplift in those brothers who would join its ranks. ... [The] editors have assembled a team of scholars to analyze the fraternity and its fidelity to the founding precepts set forth in 1906."--Publisher's description.

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    ISBN 9780813134215
    Genre EDUCATION / Higher
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 394
    Publisher Date 2011-12-19 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Univ Pr of Kentucky
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 1.5 in
    Unit weight 1.55 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Legacy of Greatness, the Demands of Transcendence
    Audience Professional and scholarly

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