Founded in 1906 at Cornell University initially as a study & support group for black male students facing harsh racial prejudice.
Founded in 1911 at Indiana University for similar reasons related to having a brotherly bond and retreat from racial tension and prejudices.
Founded in 1911 at Howard University as the first Black Greek-letter brotherhood at an Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
Founded in 1914 at Howard University on the basis of an inclusivity that would benefit the communities from which its members originated.
Founded in 1963 at Morgan State University as a product of the Civil Rights Movement.
Founded in 1908 at Howard University and paved the way for Black Greek-letter sorority life.
Founded in 1913 at Howard University being strongly influenced by the Women’s Suffrage Movement.
Founded in 1920 at Howard University with a focus on raising the consciousness of their people coming out of The Great Depression.
Founded in 1922 by seven educators and later becoming incorporated at Butler University.