Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is preparing for the annual statewide, district convention October 11-13 in Huntsville. The Mu Psi Lambda Chapter (ΜΨΛ) , under the leadership of its chapter president, Bro. Clifford L. Kennon, is attending and sending a delegation to represent its alumni chapter along with college chapters Tau Iota at Samford University and the Nu Tau chapter at the University of Montevallo. Additionally fraternity members from UAB, Miles College and the Omicron Lambda alumni chapter will also attend.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. national programs include Go-to-High-School, Go-to-College; A Voteless People is a Hopeless People voter registration initiatives; Project Alpha which educates teen males on teen pregnancy prevention and Brothers’ Keeper program, a service program to help improve the quality of life for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brothers, their spouses, and widows who are retired, are elders, have disabilities and are ailing.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (ΑΦΑ), founded in 1906, is the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Its founders are known as the “Seven Jewels.” Notable members have included Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr., Olympian Jesse Owens, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young, Singer Lionel Richie, Miles College President, Dr. George French and former Birmingham Mayor, Richard Arrington, Jr. Other prominent local members include local officials, Commissioner George Bowman, Councilor Steven Hoyt, Councilor Jay Roberson and Council President, Roderick Royal.