EBOOK / KINDLE [The Divine Nine The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities in America]
Esource for those nterested n the historical perspective behind the Black Greek Organizations It provides a great knowledge on historical perspective behind the Greek Letter Organizations It provides a great knowledge on Africian American Greek System They go thru the history challenges service and mention notable members I wish there would have been nformation about the Black fraternal movement generally and also about why the organizations do the things they do eg rationale behind their ntake process why they call new member classes lines etc But maybe that s not for outside minds to know Lawrence Ross s an ncredible author and I appreciate his commitment to furthering knowledge about this topic The Divine Nine focused on the history of African American fraternities and
in America It was rich the origin and culture of these historical fratssororities If you like learning about the founding members along with the men and women who joined these rich traditions then you will really enjoy reading this thought provoking book. Rs of these organizations share a proud and vital history of brotherhood sisterhood and serviceToday America's nine black fraternities and sororities are almost three million members strong with chapters at major universities and colleges ncluding Stanford University Howard University and University of ChicagoThis revised and updated edition ncludes details highlighting the Centennial celebrations for both Alpha Phi. ,SORORITIES IN AMERICA IT WAS RICH
5 HISTORICAL STARS This was like the must read n college hahabecause everyone wanted to join a sorority But The 101 Dalmatians it wasnformative and really helped me understand what the sororities were really aboutand From Pocahontas to Power Suits: Everything You Need to Know about Women's History in America it wasn t just what I was seeing on campus I have mixed feelings about this one I liked how the book provided background and history about each organization I did not like the format of the book It went from background history tonterviews with current chapters back to history Too much jumping around for me I couldn t follow The Story of the Orchestra it I didn t readt Only Say the Word ints entirety Instead I found t useful to jump around and read the history of each organization then flip through stories about the famous people from each organization I m nterested n pledging so I found t useful to have background nformation about each #organization n one book but could have # in one book But I could have without everything else Very nformative great to learn the history of people changing other peoples lives n college. Alpa and Alpha Kappa Alpha; updated photographs; new statistics; celebrity nterviews a new foreword and much Includes Interviews With Famous Members Of The Divine Nine From John H Johnson and Dr Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant to Star Jones and Shauille O'NealPlus Inspiring Profiles Of Other Famous Members From Langston Hughes and Ella Star Jones and Shauille O'NealPlus Inspiring Profiles Of Other Famous Members From Langston Hughes and Ella to Toni Morrison and Colin PowellFully Illustrated With Fascinating Photograph.