Standout Divine 9 HBCU Chapters Doing Good In The Community

September 29, 2014  |  
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As students across the country settle into their first semester of college, we want to take some time to remember the “Divine 9”- nine historically African-American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. Many of them were founded in the early 1900s, and all  of them are at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Famous Divine 9 members include Martin Luther King Jr, Dr. Maya Angelou, Jada Pinkett Smith, Phylicia Rashaad, Toni Morrison, Steve Harvey, Omari Hardwick and more.

In tribute to the rich legacy of these organizations, here’s our list of standout chapters at HBCUs, including famous alum, notable accomplishments, and a showcase of  the great work these chapters have been doing for their college, local, and fellow Greek communities.

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  • Disappointed

    As a member of a Divine 9 organization, I am going to suggest you take this article back to the drawing board. I found inexcusable mistakes for a writer on each chapter post. Research is key and reading is fundamental.
    You may want to utilize spell check, note that alumni chapters are not HBCU chapters, check which chapter notable members actually pledged, and find more community related stories rather than “step show” or “probate”. –Just to name a few things–

    I want to say I know where you were trying to go with this, but poor execution.

    • Todd

      Agreed! This is absolutely awful.