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Hardcover:

9780814760543 | New York Univ Pr, May 30, 2014, cover price $30.00

Paperback:

9781479826797 | New York Univ Pr, May 3, 2016, cover price $22.00

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African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision explores the rich past and bright future of the nine Black Greek-Letter organizations that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. In the long tradition of African American benevolent and secret societies, intercollegiate African American fraternities and sororities have strong traditions of fostering brotherhood and sisterhood among their members, exerting considerable influence in the African American community, and being on the forefront of civic action, community service, and philanthropy. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Toni Morrison, Arthur Ashe, Carol Moseley Braun, Bill Cosby, Sarah Vaughan, George Washington Carver, Hattie McDaniel , and Bobby Rush are among the many trailblazing members of these organizations. The rolls of African American fraternities and sororities serve as a veritable who's who among African American leadership in the United States and abroad. African American Fraternities and Sororities places the history of these organizations in context, linking them to other movements and organizations that predated them and tying their history to one of the most important eras of United States history―the Civil Rights struggle. African American Fraternities and Sororities explores various cultural aspects of these organizations such as auxilliary groups, branding, calls, stepping, and the unique role of African American sororities. It also explores such contemporary issues as sexual aggression and alcohol use, college adjustment, and pledging, and provides a critique of Spike Lee's film School Daze, the only major motion picture to portray African American fraternities and sororities as a central theme. The year 2006 will mark the centennial anniversary of the intercollegiate African American fraternity and sorority movement. Yet, to date, little scholarly attention has been paid to these organizations and the men and women who founded and perpetuated them. African American Fraternities and Sororities reveals the vital social and political functions of these organizations and places them within the history of not only the African American community but the nation as a whole.
By Tamara L. Brown (editor), Gregory S. Parks (editor) and Clarenda M. Phillips (editor)

Hardcover:

9780813136622 | 2 edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, February 10, 2012), cover price $39.95 | also contains African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision
9780813123448 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, March 11, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision explores the rich past and bright future of the nine Black Greek-Letter organizations that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council.

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By Matthew W. Hughey (editor), Charles J. Ogletree (foreword by) and Gregory S. Parks (editor)

Hardcover:

9780199735204 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2011), cover price $44.95

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This volume draws from a variety of disciplines in an attempt to provide a holistic analysis of diversity within collegiate fraternal life. It also brings a wide range of scholarly approaches to the inquiry of diversity within college fraternities and sororities. It explores not only from whence these groups have come but where they are currently situated and what issues arise as they progress.
By Gregory S. Parks (editor)

Hardcover:

9780838641941 | 1 edition (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, May 30, 2009), cover price $59.50
9781611474022 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, April 30, 2009, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This volume draws from a variety of disciplines in an attempt to provide a holistic analysis of diversity within collegiate fraternal life.

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