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Prominent Members of Alpha
(partial listing)

*Omega Chapter (deceased)

 

The Honorable Bro.
Edward William Brooke
U.S. Senator

Bro. Quinn Buckner
NBA Superstar

Bro. Raymond W.
Cannon*

Former General President
& First Editor to The Sphinx

 

 

 

The Honorable Bro.
Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver

Former Mayor, Kansas City

The Honorable Bro.
David Dinkins
Former Mayor, New York City

Rear Admiral Bro.
Benjamin Hacker
(Retired) United States Navy

 

 

 

Bro. Charles Haley
NFL Superstar

Bro. John H. Johnson*
Founder & Publisher,
Ebony & Jet Magazines

The Honorable Bro.
Samuel Pierce*
Former US Secretary
of Housing & Urban
Development

 

 

 

Bro. Mike Powell
Olympic Champion

Bro. Tony Brown
Host, Tony Brown's
Journal (PBS)

Bro. Gene Upshaw*
President, NFL Player's
Union

 

 

 

 

 

The Honorable Bro.
Willie Brown
Mayor, San Francisco

The Honorable Bro.
Andrew Young
Former Mayor, Atlanta
Former U.S. Ambassador
to the United Nations

 

 

Activists

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.*
Civil Rights Activist

Julius L. Chambers
NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Lester Granger
National Urban League

 

Frederick Douglass*
Anti-Slavery Activist

W.E.B. Dubois*
Writer, Historian, Civil Rights Activist

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.*
Civil Rights Activist

 

Thurgood Marshall*
Civil Rights Activist, Supreme Court Justice

Paul Robeson*
Activist, Scholar, Singer, Football Player

Dick Gregory
Activist

 

William Gray
United Negro College Fund, Businessman

Franklin Williams
Phelps-Stokes Fund

Theodore M. Berry*
Civil Rights Activist,
First Black Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Education/Scholarship

James Check
Howard University

Thomas W. Cole, Jr.*
President, Clark-Atlanta University

William B. DeLauder
President, Delaware St. University

 

John Hope Franklin*
Historian

E. Franklin Frazier*
Sociologist

Dennis Kimbro
Author

 

Frederick Patterson*
Founder, UNCF

Dr. Ronald J. Temple
Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago

Cornel West
Author

 

Andrew Zawacki
Rhodes Scholar, Author

 

Norm Francis
President, Xavier University

 

Military

Roscoe Cartwright
General, AUS

Samuel Gravely
Admiral, USN

 

 

Fred A. Gorden
Brigadier General

Benjamin Hacker
Rear Admiral

 

 

Edward Honor*
Lieutenant General, Army, Retired

James McCall
Major General

 

Science/Medicine

Dr. Lessall D. Leffall
President, American College of Surgeons

James Comer
Psychologist

Garrett Morgan*
Inventor, Traffic Signal

 

Louis Sullivan
Secretary of Health and Education

Winston Scott
Navy Commander, Astronaut NASA

 

Government/Politics

Dennis Archer
Former Mayor Detroit

Richard Arrington
Former Mayor of Birmingham

Edward William Brooke
U.S. Senator

 

Willie Brown
Former Mayor of San Francisco

Roland W. Burris
U.S. Senator

Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver
Former Mayor of Kansas City

 

David Dinkins
Former Mayor of New York

Chaka Fattah
Congressman, Pennsylvania

Ernest Finney
South Carolina Supreme Court Justice

 

Earl Hilliard
Former Congressman, Alabama (7th District)

Maynard Jackson
Former Mayor of Atlanta

Kwame Kilpatrick
Former Mayor of Detroit

 

Thurgood Marshall*
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Earnest "Dutch" Morial*
1st Black Mayor of New Orleans

Marc Morial
Former Mayor of New Orleans

 

Charles Rangel
Congressman, New York (15th District)

Robert C. Scott
Congressman, Virginia (3rd District)

Andrew Young
Former Mayor of Atlanta

 

Business

Thomas J. Burrell
CEO, Burrell Advertising

W. Melvin Brown
CEO, American Development Corp.

John H. Johnson*
Entrepreneur

 

Delano Lewis
President, National Public Radio

Henry Parks
Founder, Parks Sausages, Inc.

Joshua Smith
CEO, Maxima Corporation

 

Entertainment

Daryl Bell
Actor

Tony Brown
Journalist/Producer

Countee Cullen
Poet

 

Duke Ellington*
Jazz Musician

Donny Hathaway*
Musician

Eugene Jackson
National Black Network

 

Stuart Scott
ESPN Anchorman

Chuck Stone
Philadelphia Daily News

Keenan Ivory Wayans
Comedian, Producer

 

Sports

Quinn Buckner
Former NBA Player and Coach

Wes Chandler
Former NFL Player

Todd Day
NBA Player

 

Rosie Greer
Former NFL Player

Charles Haley
NFL Player

Michael Jackson
NFL PLayer

 

Carnell Lake
NFL Player

Jesse Owens*
Olympic Gold Medalist

Fritz Pollard*
1st Black Head Coach in the NFL

 

Mike Powell
Track Star

Eddie Robinson*
Winningest Football Coach in NCAA History

Art Shell
NFL Head Coach and Former NFL Player

 

Wes Unseld
Former NBA Player and Coach

Gene Upshaw*
President of the NFL Players Association

Lenny Wilkens
Winningest Coach in NBA History

 

John "Hot Rod" Williams
Former NBA Player

Reggie Williams
Cincinnati Bengals

 

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